"An off-duty Texas law enforcement officer who was caught on video using a chokehold while trying to get information from a witness has been allowed to resign instead of being fired.
In a video posted to YouTube last week, Nueces County Attorney’s Office investigator Gary Witherspoon can be seen in uniform placing Lanessa Espinosa in a chokehold while Corpus Christi Police Officer Jerry Lockhart attempted to obtain her identification.
Espinosa explained to the Corpus Christi Caller-Times that Lockhart was demanding to see her ID because she believed that she may have been involved in a fight at a restaurant on Aug. 16."* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.
*Read more here:http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/texas-cop-allowed-to-resign-one-week-after-video-exposes-him-putting-woman-in-chokehold/
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