Retired NYPD Spokesman Admits “We Killed Eric Garner” In Candid Post

Written by on June 13, 2020

Former NYPD spokesman and detective Michael DeBonis admits “we killed Eric Garner,” in a prolonged new put up on Instagram.

NYPD, Michael DeBonis, Eric GarnerSpencer Platt / Getty Photos

“In penning this put up I’m totally conscious that a few of my cop mates could name me a traitor, a hypocrite and even unfollow me,” DeBonis wrote. “I’m happy with that as a result of should you don’t agree with what I’m about to say then we undoubtedly don’t see eye to eye in the case of policing.”

DeBonis then says Garner’s arrest “was authorized, the preliminary pressured [sic] used to cease him from resisting was high-quality, however ultimately … WE PUNISHED HIM FOR RESISTING ARREST … WE WATCHED HIM DIE … WE DIDN’T EVEN SIT HIM UP AND RENDER HIM BASIC AID.”

He provides, “It was a horrible injustice that’s ceaselessly part of our historical past. … I’m a hypocrite for saying this now, as a result of I didn’t say it publicly then, however WE ALL want to carry ourselves accountable.”

DeBonis ends his put up by making certain his followers know he stills helps the police: “The Police are NOT the enemy … One dangerous cop doesn’t outline who we’re or what now we have carried out for this metropolis … WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO HELP THESE COMMUNITIES?”

Garner died on July 17, 2014, after being put in a chokehold by the NYPD.

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