Trial Set To Begin For NYPD Officer Who Put Eric Garner In A Chokehold
On Monday, the disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put an unarmed Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold will begin.
Business Insider reports, nearly five years ago, a widely seen video of the death sparked a national outcry about policing tactics.
Daniel Pantaleo could be fired after the conclusion of what is expected to be a 10-day trial at the NYPD’s headquarters in Manhattan.
The ultimate decision will rest with New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill.