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Officer accused in Eric Garner death could learn fate this week

The New York Police Department officer at the center of the arrest that allegedly led to Eric Garner's death is expected to learn as early as Friday the latest decision in a process that could end his career, two senior law enforcement officials and a city official told CNN.

Protesters want justice for Eric Garner

Protesters rallied in New York Wednesday on the anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, an African American father who died after officers tried to apprehend him five years ago.

Sources: No federal charges for officer in Eric Garner's death

The Justice Department is not bringing federal charges against a New York Police Department officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner, the New York man whose last words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Barr sides against civil rights officials over charges in Garner case

Attorney General William Barr made the decision not to bring federal civil rights charges against the New York Police Department officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner, siding with a Justice Department team from New York over the Civil Rights Division in Washington due to concerns that prosecutors could not successfully prove the officer acted willfully, a senior Justice Department official said.

Four years after Eric Garner's death, officer's job on line

Tensions were high outside NYPD headquarters on Thursday as Eric Garner's mother and attorneys for the NYPD officer seen with his arms around Garner's neck just before Garner died more than four years ago left the first hearing in the disciplinary process for the officer.