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Family Of Black Girls Handcuffed By Aurora Police Win $1.9M Settlement

Posted on AllSides February 6th, 2024
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The city of Aurora, Colorado, has reached a $1.9 million settlement with the family of four Black girls who were mistakenly handcuffed at gunpoint by police in August 2020. According to the Associated Press, the settlement comes after the families of the young girls, ranging in age from 6 to 17, filed a lawsuit in 2021 against both the Aurora Police Department and the city, alleging that the officers’ actions caused lasting trauma on the family. They argued that the misconduct of the officers involved highlighted systemic racism within the...

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