The NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating after an officer was seen using a chokehold on a Queens mad during an arrest that was shared widely on social media:

Ben Crump, attorney for George Floyd’s family in Minnesota, shared the video and called for the officer to be fired and arrested:

The NYPD released body camera footage of the arrest:

The officer has since been suspended without pay according to NYPD Commissioner Shea:

Shea went on to say that suspending the officer immediately was “necessary” despite the investigation not being completed:


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