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The NYPD Officer Who Put Eric Garner In A Chokehold Has Finally Been Fired

1 month ago   |   By MTV

On August 19, 2019, Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who placed Eric Garner in a prohibited chokehold for allegedly selling single loose cigarettes, was fired.
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NYPD Fires Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD Officer Who Choked Eric Garner Before He Died

1 month ago   |   By Slate

The news came five years after Garner's death.
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NYPD Fires Daniel Pantaleo, Who Used Banned Chokehold On Eric Garner Before His Death

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The decision backs the recommendation of an NYPD administrative judge earlier this month that Pantaleo should be fired for his role in Garner's death in 2014.
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NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo over Eric Garner chokehold death

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Garner's dying words, 'I can't breathe', became a flash point in the national debate over race and police use of force.
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‘The Correct Decision.' NYPD Fires Daniel Pantaleo, Officer Involved in Eric Garner Death

1 month ago   |   By Time

Daniel Pantaleo , the New York City police officer who fatally choked Eric Garner, has been fired.
New York police commissioner James O'Neill made the announcement at a press conference Monday. Earlier this month, Pantaleo was suspended from the police department following a disciplinary trial judge's recommendation that he be fired.
“I stand before you today confident that I have reached the correct decision,” O'Neill said. “It is clear that Daniel Pantaleo can no longer effectively serve as a New York City police officer.”
Garner's case prompted widespread outrage over police brutality...
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Daniel Pantaleo, N.Y.P.D. Officer Who Held Eric Garner in Chokehold, Is Fired

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Mr. Garner's last words, “I can't breathe,” gave impetus to the Black Lives Matter movement.
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The Latest: NYPD fires officer for death of Eric Garner

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Latest on developments in the Eric Garner case :
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NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday. O'Neill's widely expected decision to fire the embattled cop endorsed the recommendation of a deputy commissioner who presided over Pantaleo's departmental trial earlier this year. It also came after Mayor Bill de Blasio proclaimed...
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