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Officer's 'Racist' Posts Key To Sterling Brown Suit Against Milwaukee Police

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Amanda Watts and Darran Simon, CNN

(CNN) — The NBA’s Sterling Brown, who was tased and arrested earlier this year after an altercation stemming from a parking violation, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Milwaukee, the police chief and the officers who arrested him. 1,374 more words

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WATCH: Proportionality Shows Almost 100% of Police Contacts With Citizens DO NOT RESULT IN EXCESSIVE FORCE


Comparing the number of excessive force complaints with the number of times cops have contact with citizens per year the percentage is SO LOW that if you are forced to round off that number, 0.003 9%, you have to round off to 100% and say that almost 100% of officer contacts with citizens do not result in uses of excessive force. 344 more words

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Mesa, Arizona, police video shows officers punch, mock suspect

The Mesa, Arizona, Police Department, already under scrutiny over allegations of excessive force, says it’s reviewing another controversial arrest and video — the latest showing an officer repeatedly punching an unarmed man who was later mocked by an officer as he lies on a hospital floor covered in blood. 1,034 more words

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Oregon Deputy Caught on Camera Pummeling Homeless Man

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Civil rights groups in Oregon are calling for an investigation after a video showed police punching a prone man in the head at least 16 times. 400 more words

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(FL) Jury awards $4 to family of man killed by sheriff's deputy

Ashleigh Jackson, Digital Producer, Meredith

(Meredith/CNN) — A Florida family is "heartbroken" after a jury awarded $4 in damages for funeral expenses and pain and suffering in a case in which a St. 1,187 more words

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(FL) Jury awards $4 to family of man killed by sheriff's deputy

Ashleigh Jackson, Digital Producer, Meredith

(Meredith/CNN) — A Florida family is “heartbroken” after a jury awarded $4 in damages for funeral expenses and pain and suffering in a case in which a St. 1,159 more words

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New Jersey police release body camera footage of violent beach arrest

WILDWOOD, N.J.  — Wildwood police released the body cam video of officers arresting a woman accused of underage drinking over the Memorial Day Weekend, according to… 123 more words

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