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Body Cameras Are on the Way—but in Eric Garner’s Case, Would It Have Mattered?

“‘I can’t believe that in the 21st century in the United States of America, we can’t get a simple indictment for a murder of a man that was caught on videotape.’

That’s what Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.) told The Root in the wake of a Staten Island, N.Y., grand jury’s return of no indictment Wednesday against police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner.”

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