Justice Dept. Looking at Garner Death


holderAttorney General Eric Holder announced today that the Justice Department will proceed with a federal civil rights investigation into the death of Eric Garner.

Earlier in the day, a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. Not only will the Justice Department lead a probe into Garner’s death, but it will also “conduct a complete review of the material gathered during the local investigation,” said Holder.

He said he spoke to Garner’s widow earlier in the day adn was in touch with President Obama and New york City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Holder acknowleged that the recent incidences involving law enforcement and minorities was not a “New York issue nor a Ferguson issue alone.” Read more at The Guardian.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. I agree that the justice department should continue investigating this case. That is why after being arrested 31 times why wasn’t he in jail?