Eric Garner being put in a fatal chokehold by police (right)
The New York Police Department (NYPD) has settled a police brutality lawsuit filed by the family of Eric Garner, who was killed last year while being arrested. Garner's family is being paid $5,900,000 in compensation over his death. Garner was killed due to a chokehold administered by police officer, Daniel Pantaleo, while he and fellow officers swarmed him on a sidewalk.
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