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    Garner Ethical Dilemmas

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    A recent newsworthy issue that is shocking people all over is the decision for the chokehold homicide of Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York. The grand jury decided not to indict officer Daniel Pantaleo of the NYPD. This decision left people all over New York and in many other states outraged. Many people have lost faith in our Criminal Justice System. The grand jury 's refusal to indict the cop raises many important questions. In this case, justice is not being served at all. Although Eric Garner was committing a crime, it was unwarranted for the cop to use a choke hold on him while trying to detain him. Daniel Pantaleo exerted excessive force and it was all caught on camera. About 20 years ago, the NYPD banned the chokehold. In…

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    Author of Chokehold: Policing Black Men, Paul Butler is a former federal prosecutor, a current law professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and author. He works mostly in the field of race and jury nullification and is a leading scholar in those areas. Born in Chicago on January 15, 1961, Butler knew from a young age he wanted to work in the criminal law field. He graduated from both Yale and Harvard University. He has won the Harry Chapin Media Award, and his writing has been published…

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    On June 14th 2015, New York Times wrote an article Beyond the Chokehold: The Path to Eric Garner’s Death. This article explained the aftermath of his death a year ago. When I first watched the horrific events on my television, I knew it showed an occurrence that I will not forget. Watching the man getting chokehold to death disgusted me. It made me think about how policemen can even possibly think about performing such actions. The victim was supposedly accused of selling untaxed cigarettes, but…

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    for shooting an unarmed black man; however, Conroy did not serve jail time. Conroy’s sentence consisted of five years of probation and 500 hours of community service (Ryley et al.). This demonstrates how police routinely get away with murder. In addition, police use of deadly force is increasing. According to the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), from July 2013 until June 2014, the CCRB received 219 chokehold complaints, the highest number of force complaints since 2001.…

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    Eric Garner Case Study

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    According to New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said, “That no local laws criminalize chokeholds, though they are prohibited by his department. In fact, the NYPD could discipline Pantaleo or his fellow officers if an ongoing internal review finds their actions did not align with police department procedures.”(Los Angeles Times). Even though there are numerous police departments that still use the chokehold method, the NYPD banned this action in 1993. There are several incidents in New…

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    related to. But at the same time she did not want mainstream to know. At the end, Elizabeth & Hazel’s story was told by a white author. As far as the black history goes, African American citizens get killed and tortured by others and still they have not get their peace based on how the judge did not find the tormentors guilty. A Staten Island, citizen, Eric Garner was put in a chokehold by an officer and led to his death. While they were investigating his death they did not say anything about…

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    selling “loosies” untaxed on the corner. Pantaleo and other officers questioned Garner about the situation and he responded that he was not selling loose cigarettes. Garner felt like he was being harassed and said “Every time you see me, you want to mess with me,” Garner said to one of the other officers. “I’m tired of it. It stops today.” When officers overcame Garner to arrest him this is when officer Pantaleo used a chokehold that was banned from the NYPD in 1993. The chokehold lasted about…

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    On July 17, 2004, Eric Garner, an African American man, died in Staten Island, New York City after a New York Police officer used chokehold for around 20 seconds while arresting him. The NYC Medical examiner's officer concluded the cause of Garner’s death was because of his poor health and was not because of the chokehold that the officer had used. The police officer approached Garner because of the suspicion of tax evasion, that Garner was selling cigarettes without tax. Garner told the officer…

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    provision within the Crime Control Act repeats the same particulars regarding governmental authority engagement, but focuses on employees within governmental agencies involving juveniles. This provision needs to have additions to the law expanding to all governmental correctional agencies with greater penalties implemented. If the statutes expanded it must include further descriptions of what will occur when this law is ignored. The law explains the violation of a federal right of an…

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    David Garner Case

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    the name Eric Garner was approached by New York City police officers. The NYPD made claims to approaching Mr. Garner under the suspicion that he was selling unlicensed cigarettes. Mr. Garner at the time proceeded to tell the officers that he was not selling unlicensed cigarettes and that he was tired of police officers harassing him. Shortly after, officers began to arrest Mr. Garner in which he willingly resisted moving his arms away. A police officer than came behind Mr. Garner putting his…

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