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A form of restraint used to subdue overactive, unruly, violent, or inebriated subjects to prevent them from harming themselves and others, which consists of occluding the upper airway by compressing the thyroid cartilage and displacing the tongue posteriorly; the choke hold is more dangerous than the carotid sleeper, which cuts off the flow of blood to the brain, but does not compromise the airways
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Garner, a 43-year-old father of six, was accused of illegally selling cigarettes on a sidewalk when Pantaleo put him in the chokehold from behind and brought him to the ground with the help of other officers.
Hilary Hanson, NYPD Investigators Question Chokehold Officer for More than 2 Hours, Huffington Post (Dec.
First of all, the NYPD has a policy barring chokeholds.
The decision on Wednesday by the Staten Island grand jury not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo over the death of Eric Garner heightened tensions that have simmered in the city since the chokehold incident on July 17.
The grand jury that began investigating the chokehold death of Eric Garner in September heard last week from what was believed to be its final witness -- the New York Police Department officer seen on a widely watched amateur video showing him wrapping his arm around Garner's neck.
Prosecutors allege Mr Williams had first got into a fight with Grant Cramer, a friend of the accused, who held him in a chokehold until he lost consciousness.
Members of the far right want to put a chokehold on government power in Europe, a goal shared by Russia.
The big, burly man then ran behind a reclining chair where Debi's sister, Donna, was sitting, and grabbed her in a chokehold.
Certainly the former prime minister's campaign prowess, alongside his chokehold of the Italian media, makes this a very real possibility, and his promise to undo a lot of his predecessor's good work on the economy is unlikely to be popular with Germany or the European Central Bank (ECB).
The legislation, agreed to by senior lawmakers of both parties, "seeks to tighten the chokehold on the regime beyond anything that has been done before," said Republican Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Many are unsafe--and thousands of others create a chokehold on commerce because they are unable to carry commercial vehicles.
He advocates strengthening property rights for city dwellers, reducing the chokehold of neighborhood zoning boards, and promoting alternative urban centers if old ones can't be saved.