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Daniel Pantaleo—the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, who was killed five years ago on Staten Island during an interaction with police—was fired from the New York City Police Department by Commissioner James O’Neill on Monday.

O’Neill’s decision comes in the wake of an administrative judge’s recommendation earlier this month that Pantaleo be removed from the force following an internal trial over the 2014 incident. 

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Dan M. Clark

Dan M. Clark is the Albany reporter for the New York Law Journal. He covers the state Court of Appeals, the state legislature, state regulators, and more. Email Dan anytime at [email protected]

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