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St. Louis: 4 Officers Indicted in Attack of Undercover Black Officer

HeadlineDec 04, 2018

In St. Louis, three police officers were indicted last week in the assault of an undercover police officer at a 2017 protest. The undercover officer—who is black—was at a demonstration protesting the fatal police shooting of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith when officers Dustin Boone, Randy Hays and Christopher Myers violently attacked the veteran police officer, kicking and beating him with a baton and causing serious injuries. A fourth officer, Bailey Colletta, was indicted for her role in helping to cover up the attack. Before the attack, the officers exchanged messages suggesting they “whoop some ass” and “grab” and “toss [protesters] around.”

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