After Video Shows Apparent Chokehold, N.Y.P.D. Suspends Officer
Ashley Southall 2020 🇺🇸
The encounter between a black man and police on the Rockaway boardwalk came days after lawmakers made use of chokeholds a criminal offense.
“He was on such a hard chokehold that he couldn’t speak to say he couldn’t breathe,” she said.
The New York Times
The NYPD is investigating the use of force during the arrest of a black man in Queens, after a video showed an officer appearing to use a chokehold on the man until he lost consciousness
“I’m just lost for words. We just went through George Floyd. We see these incidents time and time again. When is it going to end?”