The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board employee who reportedly leaked records about the cop who killed Eric Garner has resigned.
Leaked documents reveal Daniel Pantaleo incurred multiple disciplinary complaints prior to Garner's death.
A New York appeals court panel questioned lawyers for officer Daniel Pantaleo pertaining to releasing the cop's disciplinary records more than a year after the fatal chokehold death of Eric Garner. A lower court has ordered the release of the records, but lawyers for Mayor Bill de Blasio have appealed the decision.
Quietly, over the last few weeks, the New York team of agents and prosecutors in the Eric Garner case have been replaced by civil rights lawyers from Washington, who think that charges should be brought against the officer who placed the late Garner in a chokehold.
A review of police payroll records reveals that the cop who choked Eric Garners has received big raises. He's been on desk duty for two years, as a federal civil rights investigation moves forward.
In a major step in the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, which touched off a nationwide movement against police brutality, federal prosecutors began presenting evidence to a grand jury on Wednesday, reports The New York Times.
With the one-year-mark of Eric Garner’s death drawing near, the family has rejected a $5 million settlement from the NYPD, the New York Daily News…
Despite two recent decisions by grand juries in Ferguson and Staten Island not to indict White police officers in the killings of two unarmed Black…