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Synonyms for chokehold

complete power over a person or situation

a restraining hold

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For this reason, the cases relied on by Holman - all of which consider chokeholds that were used to force expulsion of contraband - are inapposite,'' the appellate panel ruled.
The case involved 43-year-old African American Eric Garner of Staten Island, who was placed in a chokehold by Officer Daniel Pantaleo for allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes.
Jordan said, "I put him in a chokehold and said, `Go to sleep, boy.
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Now, when faced with an unruly suspect, a cop has neither the chokehold, the baton nor even a hefty flashlight, which leaves him or her with what means of self-defense?
Most of the people we deal with love their kids and really want to take care of them but the court-ordered amounts have often been so large that the obligor's finances are placed in a chokehold,'' said Rochford.
Pantaleo responded by wrapping his arm around Garner's neck in what appeared to be a chokehold, which is banned under NYPD policy.
There is truly only one way to end our nation's dangerous dependence on petroleum, and that is by ending oil's chokehold on our transportation system.
The Quinn Bill has the city in a chokehold, and something's got to give.
Sharpton said the ruling is ''probable cause'' for the quick arrest of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, the white police officer who used the chokehold on Garner, who is black, on July 17 on Staten Island.
At their worst, crumbling roads, bridges and highways are putting a chokehold on the economy - and at their worst, as we saw with the 2007 bridge collapse on I-35 in Minneapolis - they can be deadly accidents waiting to happen.
The woman was jogging in the 13500 block of Pacoima Canyon Road in Sylmar when a man came up behind her, put his arm around her and put her in a chokehold, Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Detective Cynthia Gonzales said.
His tirade included the hashtag #RIP EricGarner, referring to the unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a police officer last July.
Protests spread to many major US cities this week after another grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer who put a 43-year-old black man in a chokehold in New York, which resulted in his death.
We all know we have a traffic crisis in Los Angeles that has a chokehold on all our residents,'' Greuel said.