Thursday, July 16, 2015

The New York Police Department Settles Lawsuit Filed Against Them By The Family Of Eric Garner For $5,900,000

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.