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BREAKING: Police Commissioner James O’Neill Fires Daniel Pantaleo, Officer Who Used Chokehold on Eric Garner in 2014

Five years ago, Eric Garner’s last words, “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry against police brutality for the Black Lives Matter movement. Today, Daniel Pantaleo, the officer responsible for placing Garner in a chokehold that played a role in killing Garner, has been fired. Earlier this month, police administrative…

Video: Racist Cop, Brian Livernois, Fired After Choking Teenager Reggie Tullis on Camera in Largo, Florida

Officer Brian Livernois of the Largo Police Department in Florida was caught on camera choking 17-year-old Reggie Tullis, a Black teenager after he wouldn’t extinguish a cigar. The burly cop was fired after an internal investigation that determined Livernois violated department policy. The action was deemed racist by people who…