Feds open investigation into claims Baton Rouge police tortured detainees in "Brave Cave"

Posted on AllSides September 22nd, 2023
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The Justice Department has opened a civil rights investigation into claims that the police department for Baton Rouge, Louisiana, abused and tortured suspects, the FBI announced Friday. Numerous lawsuits allege that the Street Crimes Unit of the Baton Rouge Police Department abused drug suspects at a recently shuttered narcotics processing center — an unmarked warehouse nicknamed the "Brave Cave." The FBI said experienced prosecutors and agents are "reviewing allegations that members of the department may have abused their authority." Baton Rouge police said in a statement that its chief, Murphy...

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