Cool news! NYPD Chief Terence Monahan confirmed today that cops really are not making as many arrests after the firing of Daniel Pantaleo. “They are upset,” he said, per the New York Post. A police union also urged officers to “proceed with the utmost caution” taking calls after Pantaleo’s firing.
A judge has recommended the firing of Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer implicated in the choking death of Eric Garner. Pantaleo, whose continued NYPD employment has become a feature of the 2020 presidential race, has about two weeks to respond to the ruling, according to the AP.