The Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Five Years Ago Has Finally Been Fired

GQ - 08-19


It's been more than five years since New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo choked Eric Garner to death. Video of Garner's death, and his last words, "I can't breathe," quickly went viral and helped to galvanize the growing Black Lives Matter Movement, but despite the widespread outrage, Pantaleo did not face any official sanctions and remained with the NYPD on desk duty.