chokehold

AP
August 02, 2019 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative judge on Friday recommended firing the New York City police officer accused of using a chokehold in the 2014 death of an unarmed black man whose dying pleas of "I can't breathe" became a rallying cry against alleged police brutality. Soon after the recommendation...
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Getty
May 15, 2019 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK — A medical examiner who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner says a police officer's chokehold set into motion "a lethal sequence of events" that led to his death five years ago. Dr. Floriana Persechino detailed the findings in testimony Wednesday at New York Police Department Officer...
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February 07, 2019 - 9:07 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man who was attacked by a group of people -- including two off-duty Los Angeles firefighters -- and choked to unconsciousness on Halloween night 2015 in Chatsworth reached a $7.4 million settlement of his lawsuit against the assailants, his attorney said today. Attorney David...
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