The People Of New York Is On Edge As They A Wait On The Grand Jury Decision In The Eric Garner Case
|The People Of New York Is On Edge As They A Wait On The|
Grand Jury Decision In The Eric Garner Case
Amid the fallout from a grand jury's decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri, a panel in New York City is quietly nearing its own conclusion about another combustible case involving the death of an unarmed man at the hands of police.
|Eric Garner (Right) And His Family|
Before the end of the year, authorities are expected to announce whether the officer will face criminal charges in a case that sparked outrage and grabbed headlines before it was overshadowed by the killing of Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
|Eric And Esaw Garner (Wife)|
But the NYPD is also preparing for civil unrest in case the decision sparks violent protests.
However, the New York medical examiner ruled Garner’s death a homicide caused in part by the chokehold.
Like the Michael Brown death, the racial implications of a white cop and a black victim are present.
But will the city of New York react the same way as the city of Ferguson if there is no grand jury indictment?