No federal charges for white officer in Garner chokehold death

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, July 17, 2019
  • A New York police officer whose actions fuelled a national movement against police brutality, will not face charges for killing a black man he was trying to arrest.
    The Justice Department made the announcement on Tuesday, five years after Eric Garner's death.
    The officer was caught on video putting the black man in a chokehold, as Garner says repeatedly: "I can't breathe".
    Protesters have vowed to demonstrate against the dropping of the case.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.

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  • Madison Stewart
    Madison Stewart  2 months ago

    Im black and im offended

  • CaliforniaCheez
    CaliforniaCheez  4 months ago

    This still going on?? The officer did nothing wrong and did everything correctly in arresting the career criminal. Why are the negros so angry about a routine matter where a criminal caused his own death? The negros do nothing about negro on negro crime.

  • Mr T
    Mr T  6 months ago

    I wonder what happened before the video? did they ask him 10 times to do something and he refused? I don't think cops just walk up and start grabbing people like that?

  • sonya nutter
    sonya nutter  6 months ago

    so. riding on the back of a person while bracing his neck in a chock hold is not willful. will America ever be able to rid itself of all the infiltrated white nationalist in our judicial system?

  • Apeman Commeth
    Apeman Commeth  6 months ago +2

    Don’t resist arrest! Even if the police are in the wrong because you will have your day in court...... unless you resist and than..... you might miss your court date! 💀

  • MrQuicks class
    MrQuicks class  6 months ago +1

    Of course because killing a black man is legal in the United Police States of America.

  • JJ Sundra
    JJ Sundra  6 months ago +1

    Thete were 5 officers against just one(1) victim/suspect.. ..!
    Though the Victim was a big man but still. 5 officers is considered more than enough to make a decent arrest..!

    Unless the DOJ can prove that the "VICTIM" had some sort of super-powers or that he had a fragile condition unknown to the officers.... than anyone with an IQ of 40 and above will conclude that it was a case of excessive force...!

    I tell you what happened...!

    THIS OFFICER WANTED TO SHOW HIS. OTHER OFFICERS HOW TO USE A CHOKEHOLD TO PASS-OUT A SUSPECT..!

    BUT IT ALL WENT WRONG BECAUSE THERE WAS TOO MUCH WEIGHT ON THE VICTIMS CHEST.. you silly officers..!

    THOUGH IT WAS NOT A 1st Degree cold blooded murder as the motive to kill was not present... It should however be ruled under "Culpable Homicide"..!
    Now it all will depend on whether the chokehold is part of the SOP of the Police Force..!

    IF the VICTIM has some medical condition than it will only serve as a mitigation in his sentencing...
    THE LAW IN ENGLAND IS "TAKE YOUR VICTIM AS YOU FIND THEM"...!

    WHATEVER THE SITUATION IS , ONE THING IS EVIDENT,... that is.. "THE DECISION IS TAINTED WITH THE VICTIMS BLOOD.."...

  • ԋαɳʂ ωolʇ
    ԋαɳʂ ωolʇ  6 months ago +1

    this nation kills worldwide and creating problems worldwide

  • Church Goer
    Church Goer  6 months ago +1

    Not fair

  • anti. america
    anti. america  6 months ago +3

    There was never a chance of these murderous thugs being charged. Time to start giving them a reason to "fear for their lives" Time to start killing all the pigs

  • Syed Ahmed
    Syed Ahmed  6 months ago +5

    He was not resisting. Why did they need to put a choke hold on him?

  • Mr K
    Mr K  6 months ago +8

    America is White Nationalist State

  • Timothy Walker
    Timothy Walker  6 months ago +2

    His SIZE? How many police were there? They are "intentionally" and CLEARLY trying to provoke a response to implement some sort of DOMESTIC PLAN.

  • Mike B
    Mike B  6 months ago

    So now all the Dipshits know if you resist the police and act a fool you may die in the process so the moral is Don't be a Dipshit Democrat Racist Fool.

  • Syed Ahmed
    Syed Ahmed  6 months ago +3

    In America, the less well off experience police harassment and brutality as a regular fact of life.

  • Ruth Smith
    Ruth Smith  6 months ago +5

    Ok he’s a big guy, what about pepper spray or a taser gun. He would still be alive. He was only selling single cigarettes by the way, OTT. One life lost and many ruined.

  • respect and love for all
    respect and love for all  6 months ago +6

    Just another murderer getting away with taken a life ...ppl really need to wake up n fight bk

  • Michael Carr
    Michael Carr  6 months ago

    Such bullshit...if I resist arrest I get out in a chokehold too

  • Random Guy
    Random Guy  6 months ago +2

    Human rights capital of the world people

  • michael hsu
    michael hsu  6 months ago +5

    So unfair, was very clear the guy couldn’t breath from chokehold and leads to failure of respitory and cardiac arrest, damnit, my heart and pray goes to eric and his family 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻