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Federal judge rules that Columbus police "run amok", orders them to stop using violent tactics against nonviolent protestors

Monday May 3, 2021. 03:16 PM , from BoingBoing
A federal judge in Columbus, Ohio, has condemned police violence there and restricted the use of tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets against nonviolent protestors [PDF].

Judge Algenon Marbley of the Southern District of Ohio described the actions of the Columbus police as 'the sad tale of officers, clothed with the awesome power of the state, run amok.' — Read the rest

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