In 9 Cases of Police Chokeholds, Punishment Was Rare, Review Board Says

Source: J. DAVID GOODMAN/NY Times From 2009 to 2013, an oversight board substantiated nine complaints by people who said New York City police officers restrained them with a chokehold, a banned tactic that may have played a role in the death of a Staten Island man last week. In each of the nine cases, the Civilian Complaint Review Board, an independent agency that investigates …