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At Trial, NYPD Officer Says Police Tried to Calm Eric Garner Before He Died

At Trial, NYPD Officer Says Police Tried to Calm Eric Garner Before He Died

Police officers involved in the arrest of Eric Garner attempted to calm him before finally applying force, according to the courtroom testimony by the partner of New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who faces disciplinary charges over Mr. Garner’s death.