“In New York State (and too many others), compressing someone’s neck and cutting off air flow (i.e. choking) is not considered assault unless there’s evidence that the victim suffered physical injury. In fact, the choker is often only charged with harassment and isn’t even arrested. This week, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone discusses this so-called “Choking Loophole” in the law with crusading Brooklyn DA Joseph Hynes and Warren County DA Kathleen Hogan. Then learn self defense techniques that are effective against choke holds with Instructor Joanne Factor. Our True Crime Report features former police officer and writer Stacy Dittrich and we’re going to help the Albuquerque Crime Stoppers catch a criminal.