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Connecticut Officers Cleared In Excessive Force Lawsuit

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Two Connecticut police officers and a third who was fired over racist comments have been cleared in an excessive force lawsuit. 125 more words


Professor Eaton Shares Articles for Race & Law Forum

By Jen Wolf

Later today the School of Law will host the first Race & Law Forum in Classroom A. According to the law school web calendar, the topic will be police use of excessive force presented by J. 126 more words

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Library Resources Examining Police Use of Excessive Force

By Wendy Moore

The first Race and Law Forum for 2018 examines police use of excessive force presented by J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law Emeritus  249 more words

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Sheriff sued for telling deputies to shoot suspect rather than wreck cars

SPARTA, Tenn. – A Tennessee sheriff’s comment that he would rather have deputies shoot a fleeing suspect than damage patrol cars has fueled a lawsuit claiming officers used excessive force in a deadly highway shooting. 134 more words


Video Of Police Officer Body Slamming Teen Sends California Community Into Outrage

Community members of a San Diego suburb are outraged after a video capturing a high school resource officer slamming a 17-year-old Black female teen to the ground went viral over the weekend. 560 more words

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3 NorCal Prison Officers Sentenced To 15 Years In Inmate's Death

SAN JOSE (AP) — Three former Santa Clara County correctional officers accused in a fatal jail-cell beating have each been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. 145 more words


Winnipeg police investigated for excessive force in 2016 arrest will not face charges

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has ruled no charges will be filed against two Winnipeg police officers accused of using excessive force during an arrest in 2016. 228 more words