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AG Barr made decision to not bring charges against Eric Garner cop: official

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The decision to not prosecute NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner's death was ultimately made by Attorney General William Barr himself - because of “insufficient evidence” in the case, Brooklyn's top prosecutor announced Tuesday. US Attorney Richard Donoghue said after an extensive five-year investigation, the Department of Justice couldn't prove that Pantaleo “acted in...
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Eric Garner's family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo

Eric Garner's family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The family of Eric Garner raged over the Department of Justice's decision on Tuesday to not pursue charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. “We're here with heavy hearts because the DOJ has failed us,” Garner's mom Gwen Carr said at a press conference following a meeting with prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court. “Five years ago,...
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NYC officer won't be charged in Garner chokehold death: reports

NYC officer won't be charged in Garner chokehold death: reports

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Prosecutors reportedly won't bring civil rights charges against white cop in the 2014 death of Eric Garner, a black man.
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NYPD officer won't face federal charges in Eric Garner chokehold death

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The Justice Department has declined to file federal civil rights charges against the NYPD officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, whose dying words became a national rallying cry for demonstrations about police treatment of minorities.
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Feds won't prosecute cop in chokehold death of Eric Garner: report

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The Justice Department won't be filing charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner on Staten Island, according to a report. Federal officials will break the news to Garner's family and the Rev. Al Sharpton during a private meeting in Brooklyn, the New York...
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AP source: NY cop won't be charged in Garner chokehold death

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday.
The decision not to bring charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo comes a day before the statute of limitations was set to expire, on the fifth anniversary of the encounter that led to Garner's death. The person was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.
Officers were attempting to arrest Garner on charges he sold loose, untaxed...
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Justice Department won't bring charges against NYPD cop in Eric Garner's chokehold death

Justice Department won't bring charges against NYPD cop in Eric Garner's chokehold death

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The Department of Justice won't bring civil rights or criminal charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, a source familiar with the case told
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