Eric Garner's mother calls for officer to be fired

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  • Published on Jul 17, 2019
  • Activists are renewing calls for a New York City police officer to be fired for his involvement in the 2014 death of Eric Garner. This comes after federal prosecutors announced that officer Daniel Pantaleo will not face criminal charges. Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, joined CBSN to discuss what the decision means for her family.
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Comments • 63

  • Mike Moklak
    Mike Moklak 16 days ago

    This whole ordeal is horrible but unfortunately we live in a country that protects criminal cops. Police have to be seen for what they are a violent criminal gang and this is why the people need to be armed. And remember the police work for the state to disarm everyone except themselves. The murderers of eric garner should have been punished but they wont these leeches will get rewarded with pay raises and of course their cadillac pensions by the tax slaves.

  • Jim Fromearth
    Jim Fromearth 27 days ago

    How many children did Eric have? How can we help?🤔

  • Beautyvixenmary G
    Beautyvixenmary G 28 days ago

    Mama Garner I'm sorry for your lost!!! Never give me fighting for your son! That police officer had no compassion at all!

  • ZR22002
    ZR22002 Month ago

    “Don’t touch me...get off me”. He resisted. By the way, he said I can’t breath when there was no one around his neck. Maybe his genetics and morbid obesity killed him. His daughter had a massive heart attack and died at 27. Clue?

  • Danny F. Carroll
    Danny F. Carroll Month ago

    Daniel Pantoleo did nothing wrong. Eric Garner resisted arrest.

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      He should not have been arrested. The take down using the chokehold was illegal. The cops didn't actually witness Eric selling cigarettes.

  • lora Cobb
    lora Cobb 2 months ago +3

    Money is not the issue its the statement they making he should have been fired because they can do this to anybody else.

  • Anne Lane
    Anne Lane 2 months ago

    Changing laws will not help. Murderer police have to be jailed but as they’re hitsquads for presidents and governors and congress, you can see why everyone opposed to God is in charge of the phony government. That’s why Justice will not occur on earth. Like the rich man died and met God, same will happen for the phony government, see Luke 16:19-31, they will receive everything they have done.

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      You are spitting into the wind darling.

  • Anne Lane
    Anne Lane 2 months ago

    @ Gwen Carr, the police are the hitsquads for the criminals in charge. God won’t fail where the criminal government fails. The criminal officer and criminals in government are going to be in the same lake of fire, receiving what they are due. Justice will come. The government is a criminal entity run by militant gays and transgenders. Their allegiance is to everything God opposes.

  • Anne Lane
    Anne Lane 2 months ago +3

    He should be jailed not just fired

  • Brad Hoover
    Brad Hoover 2 months ago

    She should have raised her child better. People take no responsibility for their actions. Your model citizen son resisted arrest. You failed raising your child.

  • MoonaticDestiny
    MoonaticDestiny 2 months ago +3

    Outrageous. So outrageous. So much pain. So much disrespect. So much injustice. So much insult. Just baffling and unacceptable.

  • Steadno 2006
    Steadno 2006 2 months ago +2

    He's got HuWhite + Blue privilege. An irresistible force!

  • TheJking85
    TheJking85 2 months ago +2

    Eric Garner's mother needs to let this go. The city can't do anything. The state can't do anything. The Feds can't do anything. They won't give her free money for the mistakes her son made.

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  • DJ D-Rex
    DJ D-Rex 2 months ago +4

    They didn't get justice but they got paid. 5.9 M... Yes money can't bring him back... But they got money

  • mb1968nz
    mb1968nz 2 months ago +2

    LOL No kidding...The cops will clear its own....black lives dont matter....

  • Lazarous Bethany
    Lazarous Bethany 2 months ago

    Will the state bring charges ?

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      They haven't in 5 years. Perhaps the feds will.

  • Abraham Tavarez
    Abraham Tavarez 2 months ago +1

    Its very simple. Have patience, do what an officer tells you, and nothing bad will happen, like get killed

  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson 2 months ago +1

    Aside from the death in this story, which is obviously a tragedy. If may be so bold for a moment. If there's any talks of someone being fired it should be the mother's 'hair stylist'... Dear oh dear, oh the places that hair will go...

  • B.Trill Beatz
    B.Trill Beatz 2 months ago +2

    The reporter called him a “child” .... THE DISRESPECT

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      He was his mother's child. No disrespect intended.

  • James Phony
    James Phony 2 months ago +2

    Call for the *useless* black female sergeant that stood there and did *nothing* to be fired _instead._

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      Nah, both pantaleo and the sarge could use a good firing.

    • Danny F. Carroll
      Danny F. Carroll Month ago

      James Phony nobody should be fired.
      Eric Garner resisted arrest.

  • jean faublas
    jean faublas 2 months ago

    Anyway be right

  • jean faublas
    jean faublas 2 months ago +2

    Fired don't mean nothing

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      But it's an acknowledgment of the senselessness of Eric's death.

  • Jose Salazar
    Jose Salazar 2 months ago +2

    Someone should choke him to death. I wouldnt record it, I'd help.

  • Whut Now!
    Whut Now! 2 months ago +2

    It will happen again

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      And again and again and again until WE take care of the officers the justice system won't.

  • Anthony Brett
    Anthony Brett 2 months ago +2

    Someone should use approve technique on that pig now. It good to know where these racist pigs live.

    • Danny F. Carroll
      Danny F. Carroll Month ago

      Anthony Brett you’re an uneducated savage. Eric Garner resisted arrest.

  • sterling kennedy
    sterling kennedy 2 months ago +4

    Let it go.

    • Gloria Torres
      Gloria Torres 2 months ago

      sterling kennedy Give it to God

    • Anthony Brett
      Anthony Brett 2 months ago +1

      @Shanee Simons you are right . The animal live to go home to his family. I think he should lose one or two of his family to comprehend how this mother is feeling.

    • Shanee Simons
      Shanee Simons 2 months ago +2

      Wow. You don't let it go when your family member has been murdered.

    • Anthony Brett
      Anthony Brett 2 months ago +1

      Let what go?the pig already let go. I hope he get the chance to become bacon,if not him, his family.

  • Richard Ralph Roehl
    Richard Ralph Roehl 2 months ago +5

    Fired? Eric Garner died because he was faaat! How can the cop be blamed for faaat?

  • Janet Masiello
    Janet Masiello 2 months ago +2

    So the contention is, that this cop just chokeholded someone to death for no apparent reason ?
    5 years of Investigation doesn't reavh that conclusion.
    I don't know about the case & investigation,
    but I'm wondering if the guy was resisting or attacking the cop ?

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      There is a video of the incident. Watch it then ask questions

    • lora Cobb
      lora Cobb 2 months ago +1

      I was here you dont bang anybodys head on concrete dont care what he did not do anything they just nasty.

    • Janet Masiello
      Janet Masiello 2 months ago +1

      @1
      Oh..I didn't know that.
      Sad state of affairs 😒

    • 1
      1 2 months ago +1

      The chokehold is a banned move. Why even use it?

  • Tommy
    Tommy 2 months ago +1

    Dont resist arrest next time. He killed himself when he resisted. Its not the police's fault that Eric was overweight he killed himself. I hate when people support criminals.

  • Power corrupts
    Power corrupts 2 months ago +2

    they need to fire him.

  • Cameron J
    Cameron J 2 months ago +10

    Unbelievable. No matter what your race, ethnicity, background, social class, political or religious affiliation is, this outcome should make you angry.

    • KFC
      KFC 28 days ago

      @Anne Gonzalez I'll be alwhite tho.

    • Anne Gonzalez
      Anne Gonzalez 28 days ago

      @KFC that just isn't true. Plenty of videos show how wrong you are. I kind of hope these kind of cops roll up on you.

    • KFC
      KFC 2 months ago

      @lora Cobb They tired to but he resisted then choked on his own weight.

    • lora Cobb
      lora Cobb 2 months ago

      A civilians life shoud not be threaten like a dog just take them to jail.

    • KFC
      KFC 2 months ago +2

      @Bobby Nelson White people don't get killed by cops because they listen and have respect for the cop.

  • saintzrow43 p
    saintzrow43 p 2 months ago

    F**k the system this is a disgrace to humanity and an even greater insult to the Garner family.

  • Judy
    Judy 2 months ago +2

    I am so sorry for Garners mother...there is no justice anymore...and don't hold your breath that there's going to be...

    • Cameron J
      Cameron J 2 months ago

      "Anymore"? There never truly has been justice and there never will be in this wicked world.

  • Nabis Mario
    Nabis Mario 2 months ago +1

    First