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Synonyms for chokehold

complete power over a person or situation

a restraining hold

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A grand jury declined to indict officer Daniel Pantaleo, who placed Garner in the chokehold, a maneuver banned by New York City police.
David Goodman & A1 Baker, Wave of Protests After Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Officer in Eric Garner Chokehold Case, N.
But the stories of Ferguson and Staten Island, New York, where father-of-six Eric Garner died after police put him in a chokehold, differ from that of Los Angeles in one important respect: The officers in the first two cities will not face trial.
A white-majority Staten Island grand jury decided against indicting the white NYPD officer, Daniel Pantaleo, who put Garner in a fatal chokehold.
Mr Bratton did not specify the contents of the posts but two officials told The Associated Press that Brinsley posted about shooting two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Were any of those reasons to wrestle him to the ground using a chokehold and four other officers?
NEW YORK, Safar 18, 1436, Dec 10, 2014, SPA -- Students at medical schools around the United States planned "die-ins" to protest the chokehold death by police of an unarmed black man and New York activists demanded the city take action after a grand jury declined to indict the officer involved, Reuters reported.
But they are running up against a street-cop logic that sees chokehold victims as complicit in their own deaths, Neil Macdonald writes.
Also: Jason and Bud talk to Dallas city councilman Dwaine Caraway about the $6 million dollars in settlements paid out in 2014 for excessive force by the Dallas Police Department; a New York grand jury's decision not to indict in the chokehold death of Eric Garner is debated from the right and left; and a North Texas Tea Party activist offers her opinion on who the real conservative is in the race for speaker of the Texas House.
He said the SecretaryGeneral's thoughts are with the families of Eric Garner, the victim of police chokehold tactic, and the people of New York.
Protests over chokehold ruling PROTESTS have erupted across New York and across the US after a white police officer was cleared over the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.
A departmental investigation will likely focus on whether Pantaleo employed a chokehold, banned by police department regulations, in restraining Garner as he and other officers sought to arrest him for allegedly selling cigarettes illegally on a Staten Island sidewalk in July.
In the video, Garner is seen placed in a chokehold face down on the sidewalk yelling "I can't breathe" while surrounded by a group of police officers before his death.
NNA - A New York City grand jury decision not to charge a white police officer who killed an unarmed black man with a chokehold sparked outrage and protests on Wednesday, and the U.
The Staten Island grand jury decision to not bring to trial an NYPD officer for the chokehold death of Eric Garner is a tragedy on many levels.