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Not a single cop since the Garner case has been fired for a substantiated chokehold.
The defense for continuing to use the chokehold came not from Faulconer, who oversees the Police Department, but from a lieutenant.Faulconer Stayed Largely Silent as Policing Dominated the Discourse|Jesse Marx|December 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Lavin testified before state senators at a July hearing, where he questioned whether civilians are qualified to serve on police oversight boards, and suggested that chokeholds might sometimes be warranted.
We’ve been yelling and screaming now … for years saying no chokeholds and no carotid restraints.North County Report: An Activist on His Agenda for North County and Beyond|Kayla Jimenez|June 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
SDPD banned the chokehold, after ignoring calls to do so for years.Despite Recent Budget Vote, Reformers See SDPD Cuts as Inevitable|Andrew Keatts|June 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The problem starts in that instant of electric mistrust when the cop reaches for his gun, or employs a homicidal chokehold.
Garner died in July after a white police officer placed him in a chokehold banned by department regulations.
In a grim echo of Michael Brown, the white New York City cop who placed Eric Garner in a banned chokehold wasn't charged.
The young man proved to be the very person who had made the chokehold video.Bronx Gunman Shot His Friend, Didn’t Spill His Drink|Michael Daly|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Officer Daniel Pantaleo put him in what looked like a chokehold, which is specifically prohibited by the NYPD patrol guide.