What does the Daniel Pantaleo firing mean for LE at large?

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Post by NHGF [Feed] » Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:16 pm

Author: Policing Matters Podcast
Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In mid-August, NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neill fired Daniel Pantaleo—the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner—despite the fact that Pantaleo was cleared of any wrongdoing in the incident. Patrick Lynch—the president of the Police Benevolent Association—sent a message to officers that could very easily be construed as a signal of a work slowdown. "We are urging all New York City police officers to proceed with the utmost caution in this new reality, in which they may be deemed 'reckless' just for doing their job," Lynch said. In this podcast segment, Jim and Doug discuss how actions such as the firing of Dan Pantaleo fan the flames of the continuing trend of de-motivation and de-policing in America. LEARN MORE Baltimore: A microcosm of de-policing in America

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