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NYPD Moves Forward With Disciplinary Process In Death Of Eric Garner

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NYPD Moves Forward With Disciplinary Process In Death Of Eric Garner
The New York City Police Department is starting two separate investigations into officers linked with Eric Garner's death.
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The New York City Police Department is moving forward with the disciplinary process for two officers linked with Eric Garner's death. 

The NYPD had been waiting for the Justice Department to complete its federal civil rights investigation. But the DOJ says the city is free to move ahead with its own proceedings.

New York's Civilian Complaint Review Board will oversee the prosecution of Officer Daniel Pantaleo. He's the one who used a chokehold on Garner. 

Separately, the NYPD will launch an administrative review of Sgt. Kizzy Adonis, who was one of the first to respond to the scene. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN