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  • NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold

    New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who may have been placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week would probably spark a federal review and could lead to a probe into possible civil rights violations.
  • In chokehold death, NY police tactics clash with moves to mend relations

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Bill Bratton returned in January for a second stint as New York City's police commissioner, he often invoked two priorities - to mend relations with black and Latino citizens and to keep serious crime down with the same methods...

    First responders in alleged NYC chokehold case pulled from regular duty

    As New York City officials investigate the case of a Staten Island man who died Thursday after allegedly being put in a chokehold by police, the city’s Fire Department removed the first responders who attended to the man from regular duty. Four...

    NYPD officer in chokehold death identified, placed on modified duty

    NYPD officer in chokehold death identified, placed on modified duty
    The New York City Police Department has identified one of the officers involved in the death of a Staten Island man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold during an arrest earlier this week. Daniel Pantaleo has been placed on "modified duty," according...

    Staten Island man dies after put in apparent chokehold by NYPD

    Staten Island man dies after put in apparent chokehold by NYPD
    The New York Police Department is investigating the death of a Staten Island man during a scuffle with police officers in which he appeared to be held in a chokehold. The incident has ignited outrage in the community. Eric Garner, 43, had just broken up...