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NYPD Fires Officer 5 Years After Garner’s Chokehold Death

Eric Garner Jr, far left, and his sister Emerald Garner, second from left, the children of chokehold victim Eric Garner, join Rev. Al Sharpton, far right, founder of the National Action Network (NAN), at a press conference after NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill announced his decision to fire NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, Monday Aug. 19, 2019, at NAN headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NYPD Officer Will Not Face Federal Criminal Charges in Eric Garner’s Death

Rev. Al Sharpton, left, speaks at a news conference outside the U.S. Attorney's office, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Gwen Carr, center, mother of chokehold victim Eric Garner is at center, and his widow Esaw Snipes is at right. Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, in the 2014 chokehold death of Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and announced one day before the five-year anniversary of his death, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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