Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 22:42

Who was that NYPD officer protecting, defending and serving when he committed homicide in NYC?

NYC Medical Examiner has classified the death of Eric Garner as a homicide, ruling the 43-year-old Staten Island man was killed when a police officer put him in a choke-hold.

Since then, Garner’s July 17 death has sparked widespread outrage after video of the incident was posted online. Meanwhile, U.S. Justice Department officials are closely monitoring the investigation into Garner’s homicide.

Staten Island Man Died From Chokehold During Arrest, Autopsy Finds

NYPD chokehold death ruled a homicide via @nypost

HOMICIDE: Medical examiner says NYPD chokehold killed Staten Island dad Eric Garner