Eric Garner Non-Indictment Shows Limits of Body Cameras

A grand jury clears white police officer in the death of a black man in Staten Island on the same day that the NYPD debuts its body camera program.

Eric Garner died while being arrested by police in Staten Island.

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A New York City grand jury has decided not to indict the police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, according to Jonathan Moore, a lawyer for the victim’s family. 

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