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Lawsuit: NYPD accused of excessive force that left dead teen quadriplegic

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  The mother of a New York teen who was left quadriplegic after an encounter with New York City police says that excessive force led to her son’s condition. Karen Fludd’s 17-year-old Deion Fludd eventually succumbed to injuries sustained from the incident. 

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Video: man falsely arrested by police

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A Louisiana man says he was unlawfully detained by police after they responded to a domestic dispute. Donrell Breaux, 26, also questioned the relationship between the responding deputy and the neighbor with which he had the altercation with. 

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Video: cops shoot third unarmed man in three weeks, seize evidence from witnesses

Residents in Albuquerque are taking to the streets in protest of what they call “ongoing slayings of citizens” by their local police department. Tuesday’s shooting of an unarmed man marked the third unarmed shooting in just three weeks by cops. 

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Cop allegedly pulls gun on 5th grader

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A Georgia police officer allegedly pulled a gun on a 5th grader who was building a tree fort. Omari Grant, 11, said he and his friends play often in a wooded area behind his home and were building a fort when a neighbor called police to complain. 

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The Jordan Miles Case: officers found not guilty of excessive force

A federal jury decided three officers who beat and wrongfully arrested 22-year-old Jordan Miles four years ago did not use excessive force. The unanimous verdict came after 10 days of testimony. 

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Chief Keef’s manager’s home site of shooting

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Chicago rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is once again dealing the aftermath of a violent matter. A Northfield, IL, home that is rented Cozart’s manager was the site of a shooting. The victim is described as an acquaintance of Cozart. 

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Cop who fatally beat man not fired for crime, collecting pension

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The family of a North Chicago man who was beat to death by a policeman was told the officer was fired for the incident. But that officer was actually let go for other reasons –like living outside of the city’s limits. 

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Video–BYP100: Black Youth, Black Police & Transformative Justice

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Members of BYP100, a black youth activist organization, have a dialogue with a black police officer after being profiled on Princeton University’s campus, where they had convened for a conference. Watch the dialogue here:

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Interracial couple’s home spray-painted with racist death threats

  A Pennsylvania couple’s home was vandalized with words and symbols of hate. On Feb. 21, Marlene Williams and Jason Powell  found the words, “Die N***er” and “1.87,” along with swastikas spray-painted in black on their garage door. 

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Man blows 0.0 on Breathalyzer, still arrested for drunk driving

Police in Texas are defending a drunk driving arrest of a man whose Breathalyzer and blood test showed zero evidence of intoxication. Larry Davis was arrested Jan. 13, 2013 by Austin police after running a stop sign. 

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