- The Washington Times - Friday, December 26, 2014

The personal address of New York Police Department Officer Justin D’Amico was tweeted by one of the daughters of Eric Garner on Christmas.

Erica Garner’s tweet about Officer D’Amico — “another officer that helped killed [sic] my dad” — was viewed by hundreds of users before being deleted, the New York Post reported Thursday.

A source with the NYPD told the Post that the “disgusting” tweet was sent out because she “clearly wants someone to go to the officer’s house and assassinate him in cold blood just like [Rafael] Ramos and [Wenjian] Liu.”

Officers Liu and Ramos were shot and killed Saturday in an ambush attack by Ismaaiyl Brinsley. The shootings followed weeks of racially charged protests in the city after a Staten Island grand jury decided Dec. 3 not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the July 17 death of Garner.

During an arrest linked to the sale of untaxed cigarettes, police union officials said an authorized move was used to subdue Garner. Video of the arrest shows what protesters call an illegal chokehold.

The head of the NYPD sergeants union, Ed Mullins, called Ms. Garner’s tweet “terrible behavior that continues to cause divisive actions throughout the city. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” the Post reported.

Earlier in the week, another daughter of Garner, Emerald Snipes-Garner, visited a makeshift memorial for the two officers and said she had also visited the family of Officer Ramos.

“It hit my heart because I know what it feels like with this upcoming season and you don’t have your father around,” Ms. Snipes-Garner said, Fox reported. “I know firsthand what you’re feeling.”

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