NYC report reveals troubling patterns in illegal chokeholds


New York City's Department of Investigation released a report on 10 illegal NYPD chokeholds since 2009. Former Commissioner Ray Kelly rejected all 6 that were recommended for disciplinary action.

The Civilian Complaint Review Board recommended disciplinary action in each case.

WNYC reports:

We really don't know why the police commissioner came out with a different result, a lesser result than the CCRB recommended," NYPD Inspector General Philip Eure told WNYC. "That sort of thing undermines confidence.

Chokeholds Subject of First NYPD Inspector General Report (WNYC)