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Man, attorneys say NYPD used banned chokehold in 2018 arrest

Posted at 5:35 PM, Oct 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-11 20:00:25-04

A police officer's body camera is at the center of a lawsuit, capturing the 2018 arrest of Tomas Medina.

Medina's Legal Aid lawyers said in a statement that the body camera video shows a detective using a chokehold, expressly banned by the NYPD.