Officer Daniel Pantaleo

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NEW YORK (AP) — A police sergeant accused of failing to properly supervise officers involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner has agreed to give up about four weeks of vacation time to settle her internal disciplinary case, a police official said Wednesday. Sgt. Kizzy Adonis was the first police supervisor to arrive on […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, New York City’s police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of “I can’t breathe” fueled a national debate over race and police use of force. Police Commissioner James O’Neill’s announced […]

The officer who killed Eric Garner, Officer Daniel Pantaleo is now facing a departmental trial over Garner’s death. After Garner’s death a police commander reportedly said “it was no big deal if Eric Garner died.” Roland Martin talks to former police officer Redditt Hudson who is currently working with NAACP on police issues. Hudson says the […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department official in charge of training recruits said Tuesday that the restraint technique an officer used on Eric Garner five years ago, leading to his death, “meets the definition” of a chokehold, a practice banned since the 1990s because of its potential for lethality. Cell phone video […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner is being made a scapegoat in a politically charged atmosphere, a defense lawyer said Monday. Video evidence shows Officer Daniel Pantaleo used an approved technique for restraining Garner, attorney Stuart London […]