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Officer in Eric Garner case: I never used chokehold

From Shimon Prokupecz

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NEW YORK (CNN) — Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who a New York grand jury decided not to indict in the death of Eric Garner, spoke with internal affairs investigators about the case this week. 286 more words

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Unlike Ferguson's, New York City's police force is actually pretty diverse

Demonstrators swarmed New York City for the second straight night yesterday in protest of the chokehold killing of Eric Garner by the police this summer. They chanted, “How do you spell racist? 381 more words

Allegheny Co. Police Say Use Of Eric Garner Chokehold Not Permitted

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — People nationwide and here in Pittsburgh were back out on the streets, angry about a grand jury’s decision not to charge a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black suspect last summer in New York. 420 more words

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How the justice system makes it difficult to indict a police officer

By: David Ingram and Mica Rosenberg

A grand jury decision not to indict a New York policeman over a fatal chokehold underscores how difficult it is to charge an officer in the United States, even when the tactic appears to contradict police department policy and is caught on video.Although Wednesday’s decision caught some Americans by surprise, indictments of police officers for excessive force are extremely rare for political, cultural and legal reasons. 751 more words

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Hands Up Don't Shoot!

Hands up no food stamps!

Hands up no job!

Hands up no GED!

Hands up no life skills other than stealing and being a stupid nigger. 145 more words

Niggers

Sources: NYPD hatchet attacker may have been ISIS supporter

Zale Thompson lived in Queens and says on his Facebook page that he graduated from Columbia University.

The hatchet-wielding man who attacked four New York Police Department officers earlier today and was then shot dead by police may have had ties to ISIS, sources tell Vocativ. 260 more words

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Hatchet assault on New York police comes during fears of Islamist attacks

UPDATED 10/24/2014 10:43 A.M.

(CNN) – Based on everything authorities have seen so far, there is no indication that Zale Thompson, the man accused of wounding two New York police officers with a hatchet, was tied to any radical Islamist groups, a senior law enforcement official told CNN… 989 more words

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