Category: Police Brutality/Abuse of Authority

By FRANK ELTMAN,  Associated Press  MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) 10/26 — A district attorney on eastern Long Island who was indicted on charges that he helped cover up the beating of a handcuffed prisoner by a police chief yielded to mounting pressure to leave office and announced Thursday that he will retire after 16 years in office.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/24 — An undercover St. Louis police officer and an Air Force lieutenant who lives in the neighborhood were among several people who say they were forcibly arrested last weekend in the city even though they were not participating in protests over the acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect.

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MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 04/15 — The new county prosecutor in Cleveland appears to have left open the possibility he might not pursue misdemeanor criminal charges against five Cleveland police supervisors for failing to control a high-speed chase in 2012 that ended with two unarmed black people fatally shot in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.

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