A Judge Gave A White Cop A Lighter Sentence Than He Had Asked For In The Beating Of A Black Colleague

Posted on AllSides November 23rd, 2021
From The Left

A federal judge gave a white former St. Louis police officer less than half the prison time his own defense lawyers had asked for on Monday after he was convicted for his role in the beating of an undercover Black colleague during the 2017 racial justice protests in the city.

Dustin Boone, 37, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for aiding and abetting the deprivation of civil rights under color of law of undercover officer Luther Hall. He was convicted in June after a nine-day trial....

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