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Justice Department probe finds illegal, violent, and discriminatory policing in Louisville, Kentucky

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2023
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An investigation by the Justice Department has concluded that police in Louisville, Missouri, routinely violate residents' constitutional rights by using excessive force, conducting illegal traffic stops and narcotics raids, retaliating against residents for protected speech, and discriminating against minorities.

The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division released a report today finding that the Louisville Metro Police Department(LMPD) and local government had "a pattern or practice" of constitutional violations. The civil rights probe was launched in the aftermath of the police killing of Breonna Taylor, who was shot to death during an...

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