Eric Garner: Daniel Pantaleo Not Indicted By Grand Jury Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1652249/eric-garner-daniel-pantaleo-not-indicted-by-grand-jury/#wMBKiIe3CJj1vcGl.99

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The Eric Garner grand jury will not indict the NYPD officer involved in the chokehold death. A Staten Island grand jury cleared Daniel Pantaleo of any wrongdoing in the caught-on-video arrest of Garner, who was peddling loose cigarettes on the street.

The NYPD grand jury came back with a “no bill” decision against after weeks of deliberation. The Eric Garner special grand jury was empaneled in September. The racially charged atmosphere which already surrounds the use of a chokehold by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo has caused concerns that a Ferguson riot situation could looming in New York. When asked about preparations for demonstrations and possibly riots after the Daniel Pantaleo grand jury decision, police commissioner Bill Bratton said, “We, as you might expect, are planning accordingly.”
Eric Garner died on July 17, after at least five New York Police Department officers took took the 43-year-old Staten Island man to the sidewalk because he was selling “loosies” or single untaxed cigarettes. Garner was a father of six who had asthma. After the chokehold by Daniel Pantaleo, Garner reportedly lost consciousness, went into cardiac arrest, and died shortly after at a local hospital.

Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1652249/eric-garner-daniel-pantaleo-not-indicted-by-grand-jury/#wMBKiIe3CJj1vcGl.99

10 thoughts on “Eric Garner: Daniel Pantaleo Not Indicted By Grand Jury Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1652249/eric-garner-daniel-pantaleo-not-indicted-by-grand-jury/#wMBKiIe3CJj1vcGl.99

  1. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    “NYPD grand jury came back with a “no bill” decision against after weeks of deliberation” …… I guess they are blind, deaf and mute! Justice … looking the other way!! SMH …

    1. I’m not sure it would be so easy, the Grand Jury is just one small step. There are still many ignorant, prejudiced people between here and a conviction.

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