Eric Garner’s Daughter Calls for Peace: Targeting Cops Won’t Bring My Dad Back
Emerald Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, called for peace on CNN tonight after two NYPD officers were killed just days ago. Garner visited the memorial set up for Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu a few days ago to show support for their families and to make a statement about coming together and not resorting to violence.
She told Wolf Blitzer she felt a deep empathy for the families of the dead officers and wanted to make it clear that she has never condemned all cops as bad.
“Just because you have a uniform,” Garner said, “doesn’t define you as a bad cop.”
She said she doesn’t want any more bloodshed, because for one, “my father’s still gone; you killed a cop and I still can’t get my father back.”
Watch the video below, via CNN:
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