Thursday, August 18, 2022
CLOSE
 
Officer in Eric Garner Death to Face Disciplinary Proceeding
By Associated Press
Published July 19, 2018

This 2014 photo shows Eric Garner in a choke hold by a police officer moments before he died. AP Photo

The New York Police Department says it’s moving ahead with disciplinary proceedings against a police officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed man.

A letter dated Monday from an NYPD lawyer informed the Department of Justice that it would no longer wait for federal authorities to decide whether to charge Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the Eric Garner case. The letter said that after nearly four years since Garner’s death, the department could no longer justifying delaying its own administrative case.

Eric Garner and wife Esaw Garner (courtesy photo) 

The DOJ declined comment. There was no immediate comment from the officer’s lawyer.

Garner was killed in a confrontation with New York Police Department officers on Staten Island in 2014. His dying words, “I can’t breathe,” became a slogan for the Black Lives Matter movement.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Categories: National | News
Tags: | | | | | | |

Get the Los Angeles Sentinel App!



Since 1933 The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself.
89 Years of LA Sentinel.
Black News.
SEARCH:    

Daily Brief

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





TOS-Cookbook-Web

LA Watts Times

 
© 2022 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul

Close / I'm already on the list

Subscribe Today!

Don't be limited anymore! Subscribe Now »

** Existing subscribers, please Login / Register for Digital »

Subscribe to The Los Angeles Sentinel for only $5.99 $3.99 per month, with 1 month free!

Relax in comfort each week as you read the printed newspaper on your own time, delivered weekly to your home or office. This subscription also includes UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS for all of your devices. Includes FREE shipping! One easy payment of $3.99/month gets you:

Subscribe Now »