No indictment in killing of Eric Garner

Premiere DateDec 5, 2014
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 We spend the hour on the non indictment in the Eric Garner case
59:02 “It's a Crime” Diet Folk / Credits
60:00 Finish

We spend the hour on the grand jury’s refusal to return an indictment against the Staten Island officer in the killing of Eric Garner.

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Eric Garner with wife

Ellisha Flagg, left, sister of Eric Garner, cries during a service at the Mount Sinai Center for Community Enrichment for Eric Garner, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Staten Island borough of New York. The wife of Garner who died after a police officer used an apparent chokehold to bring him to the ground during an arrest burst into tears Saturday at a Harlem rally in his honor. Garner, who was black, was confronted by police trying to arrest him on suspicion of selling untaxed, loose cigarettes on a Staten Island sidewalk, authorities said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Eric Garner protests

John and MJ Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at Buzzfeed,…