N.Y.P.D. Officer Filmed Using Illegal Chokehold Is Arrested and Charged
Ashley Southall 2020 🇺🇸
The officer is the second in the city to face criminal charges for using excessive force this month, after mass protests across the country.
BREAKING: A NYC police officer was arrested and charged with illegally using a chokehold to subdue a man on a Queens boardwalk.
The New York Times
An NYPD officer, David Afanador, was arrested on Thursday and charged with illegally using a chokehold on a man in Queens. Afanador was prosecuted in 2014 but acquitted after video showed him pistol-whipping a teenager during a marijuana arrest.