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De Blasio Touts Pact to Fire NYPD Cops for Chokeholds as THE CITY and ProPublica Spotlight Officers Who Kept Jobs

Under new agreement between the NYPD and its civilian watchdog, most police officers found to have used the illegal, potentially deadly maneuver will be terminated — a tougher penalty than first proposed.

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Still Can’t Breathe: How NYPD Officers Continue to Use Chokeholds on Civilians

More than six years after the police killing of Eric Garner, officers with substantiated claims of abuse go without any meaningful punishment.

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What Eric Garner’s Mother Told George Floyd’s Family: ‘You Cannot Let This Go’

Gwen Carr, whose son’s own video-recorded cries of "I can’t breathe" sparked demonstrations five years ago, also slammed Mayor de Blasio’s handling of police brutality protests.

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In Garner’s Staten Island, Locals Say ‘It’s About Time’ on Cop Verdict

On Staten Island’s Bay Street, where Eric Garner died, an NYPD judge’s recommendation that Officer Daniel Pantaleo be fired was met with relief.

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Mayor’s Garner-Inspired Cop Discipline Overhaul Questioned

De Blasio’s plan to speed up internal NYPD probes could jeopardize criminal cases, say some lawyers and prosecutors — including the acting Queens DA.

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The Garner Family’s Quest for Justice, in Photos

On the fifth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of a NYPD officer, here are images of a family’s struggle that resonated beyond New York.

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Eric Garner’s Mother Tells Mayor to ‘Stand Up’ After Feds Ditch Case

De Blasio didn’t stick around City Hall for a rally with Garner’s family. But he changed how the NYPD will deal with police-involved deaths.

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‘The Whole World Saw’: Eric Garner’s Mom Slams Cop’s Defense

Defense witnesses say Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s didn’t use a chokehold in videotaped death. Closing arguments are set for Thursday in his NYPD trial.

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Eric Garner’s Mother Struggles Through Cop’s NYPD Trial

Gwen Carr doesn’t believe the administrative trial — which resumes Wednesday and could end with an officer’s firing — will bring justice for her son.

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Little Change and Little Hope on the Staten Island Street Where Eric Garner Died

Daniel Pantaleo, who escaped criminal charges in the case, faces an administrative trial Monday. But Garner’s pals doubt the cop will be punished.


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