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IPFS News Link • Law Enforcers or Peace Officers

Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force

• Los Angeles Times

.... In April, Ramsey was killed when a sheriff's deputy fired four bullets through her car windshield as she left a party on the banks of the Ohio River. Ramsey, who did not have a gun, was dead before her mother got to the hospital. A grand jury took one day to review evidence — including the deputy's testimony that he feared for his life — before declaring the shooting justified....