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That New Information on the Shooting of Mike Brown Isn’t as Damning as You Think

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A viral article incorrectly claimed Officer Darren Wilson said Mike Brown didn’t reach for his gun. The Root failed to take into account grand jury testimony. Officers did use the n-word, but there are viable reasons. This information has been available since December. Comments made in court by Officer Darren Wilson — who fatally shot…

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Joey’s Law Seeks to Stop Police from Unjustly Killing People With Special Needs

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Joey’s Law seeks to prevent fatal misunderstandings in encounters between law enforcement and individuals with special needs. Joey Weber, who had autism, was fatally shot by a veteran Hays, Kansas, police sergeant last year. Proposed legislation would allow identification cards to be marked indicating an individual has special needs. A public hearing on Joey’s law is…

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Morton County Sheriff’s Department attack another journalist Jon Ziegler

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Livestreamer Jon Ziegler becomes the latest journalist to be attacked by Morton County Sheriff’s Department Law enforcement in the area were crossing over their barricade Wednesday and early Thursday morning One of the officers appears to yell at Ziegler just seconds before a rubber bullet is fired at the phone he was streaming from Ziegler…

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