Another example of extreme police force being taken to the next level. This man was put in a chokehold by these officers and died; now one of the officers is having his gun and badge taken away. See below…
Shocking new video has emerged of the minutes after an asthmatic, obese man was put in a chokehold that may have killed him – and the cop responsible has had his gun and badge strippe
Eric Garner, 43, died shortly after he was thrown to the ground and choked-out by NYPD officers outside the Staten Island store in which he worked. This new footage shows him unresponsive on the ground for several minutes before help arrives.
The video picks up where another disturbing video left off, with the man seemingly unconscious after the violent arrest.
Officers Daniel Pantaleo and Justin Damico have since been placed on desk duty, with eight-year veteran Pantaleo forced to hand in his gun and badge, according to the New York Daily News, which originally made the original video public.
The second video shows Garner on his side on the ground as a crowd builds around him. Police first try to make the person capturing the footage leave, but they do not.
Cops try to talk with Garner, but he does not respond – his eyes are closed and his head droops onto the sidewalk.
They openly wonder if he still has a pulse, and one officer presses his fingers to Garner’s neck and says he does.
Read more: Daily Mail