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NYPD cop admits felony charge against Eric Garner after chokehold death was ‘total mistake'

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

One of the officers who wrestled Eric Garner to the ground during his fatal 2014 arrest testified Tuesday to falsely charging the Staten Island dad with a felony after riding with his lifeless body in an ambulance.
NYPD officer Justin D'Amico also claimed he never heard Garner utter his infamous pleas: “I can't breathe.”
The testimony came on the second day of a judicial inquiry into the circumstances of Garner's fatal arrest on July 17, 2014, and how officials responded to it.
Gideon Oliver, a lawyer for Garner's mother, peppered D'Amico with questions about arrest paperwork the cop...
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Police Officer Says He Falsely Charged Eric Garner After His Death

Police Officer Says He Falsely Charged Eric Garner After His Death

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The officer called the felony charge “a total mistake.”
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