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NYPD Suspends Officer Who Killed Eric Garner After Judge Recommends He Should be Fired

NYPD Suspends Officer Who Killed Eric Garner After Judge Recommends He Should be Fired

Cop who killed Eric Gardner suspended

A New York administrative judge has found, like those of us with  working eyes, that Daniel Pantaleo—the New York City police officer who  used a banned chokehold when arresting Eric Garner for the domestic  terrorist crime of selling loose cigarettes—should be fired.

According to NBC News,  after the judge’s recommendation, the NYPD suspended Pantaleo Friday,  but ultimately, the police commissioner will decide if Pantaleo will  lose his job. That decision is expected later this month.

“This  has been a long battle. Five years too long. And finally, someone has  said this cop has done something wrong,” Garner’s daughter, Emerald  Garner Snipes, said at a news conference following news of the  recommendation, NBC News reports.

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Source: NYPD Suspends Officer Who Killed Eric Garner After Judge Recommends He Should be Fired

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