Federal Prosecutors Move To Charge NYPD Cop Responsible For Eric Garner’s Death

NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo got away with no charges initially for the death of Eric Garner in 2014, but karma is about to come back around. Washington-based federal prosecutors plan to “aggressively pursue” charges against Pantaleo, and NYPD feds are pissed. “Washington wants to indict him,” a source said, adding that federal investigators in Brooklyn were replaced by DC feds because of their reluctance to bring charges. They noted NY feds are upset, and are accussing the DC feds of trying to “make an example out of Pantaleo” at any cost.

(Video) The Man Who Filmed Eric Garner’s Death Sentenced To 4 Years

Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed Eric Garner’s death is now being sentenced to 4 years. Orto will for four years in prison for possession of a weapon and drug charges. This is actually pretty crazy considering the fact that the officer who killed Garner is home free.

(Photo) Eric Garner’s Daughter Shares A Message To Mayor De Blasio

Eric Garner’s daughter, Erica Garner, is now blasting Mayor De Blasio for not releasing the disciplinary records of the police officer who choked her father to death in July of 2014.

(Video) Mothers Of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, And More Speak While At The DNC

Tonight we get a chance to hear from the mother’s of those who have lost their children to excessive force by police at the DNC. The theme of day two at the DNC is “A lifetime of fighting for children and families.”

(Video) Must See: Eric Garner’s Daughter Shows Her Support For Bernie Sanders In A Powerful Video

Not only did Bernie Sanders win the New Hampshire primary last week, he also won the heart of a fan that goes by the name of Erica Garner. Sounds familiar? Well she is the daughter of Eric Garner, the man who was choked to death by police. Erica Garner has released a video that retells her fathers death and also shows the support she has for Sanders.

Federal Grand Jury To Begin Hearing Evidence In Eric Garner Case

It has been reported that the Federal Grand Jury has begun hearing evidence in the case of Eric Garner. Garner died in the arms of a police chokehold in 2014, the incident caught national attention when a bystander captured it on video and Garner could be heard repeatedly saying, “I can’t breathe.” Last summer, NYC settled with the Garner family for $5.9 million, however the family said they wanted Pantaleo to face federal charges. During the hearing the grand jury is to determine whether Officer Daniel Pantaleo violated Garner’s civil rights while arresting him for allegedly selling loose cigarettes. According to The New York Daily News, the Justice Department has called upon civil rights division prosecutor, Forrest Christian. NY Daily News additionally reports;

“The convening of the grand jury is a monumental step in the federal investigation that was launched in December 2014 immediately after a state grand jury declined to prosecute Pantaleo. It is unclear whether Pantaleo will testify before the federal grand jury, but federal prosecutors can use his testimony before the state grand jury.

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