‘I feel vindicated’: Man wins police brutality case against 2 Baton Rouge officers in 2014 drug raid

Baton Rouge, LA /News/: A New Orleans man won a federal police brutality case against two Baton Rouge police officers and the city on Thursday after three days of trial and a full day of secret deliberations. The seven-person jury found that Cpl. Robert Moruzzi used excessive fo

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Chicago Has Spent Half a Billion Dollars on Police Brutality Cases—And It’s Impoverishing the Victims’ Communities

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, and the Chicago Police Department are under intense scrutiny for covering up the murder of Laquan McDonald, the unarmed Black 17-year-old who was shot 16 times by a police officer in October 2014, just four months before Chicago’s mayoral elect…

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