NYPD officer charged with using banned chokehold on Black man David Afanador was arrested on charges of strangulation and attempted strangulation over an altercation. New York City police officer arrested after apparent chokehold arrestA New York City police officer was arrested on Thursday morning and charged with strangulation and attempted strangulation after videos emerged over the weekend that appeared to show him using an illegal chokehold to arrest a man on a boardwalk, police sa New York police officer faces charges over apparent chokeholdDavid Afanador to be arraigned at criminal court in Queens after video showed him with an arm round the neck NYPD officer charged with using banned chokeholdNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who was suspended after putting a man in what authorities said was a banned chokehold now faces criminal charges. The NYPD says officer David... N.Y.P.D. Officer Filmed Using Illegal Chokehold Is Arrested and ChargedThe officer is the second in the city to face criminal charges for using excessive force this month, after mass protests across the country. 9 Departments and Multiple Infractions for One New Jersey Police OfficerWith no licenses that can be revoked and no database tracking their misconduct, officers in New Jersey are able to jump from agency to agency, even after they are fired.