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St. Louis Reaches $5 Million Settlement with Black Undercover Cop Assaulted by White Officers 

HeadlineFeb 16, 2021

A warning to our audience: The next stories contain disturbing images and descriptions of violence. In Missouri, the city of St. Louis is paying a $5 million settlement to a Black police officer who was assaulted by white officers in 2017 while working undercover at an anti-police-brutality protest. Luther Hall was reportedly thrown to the ground, kicked and beaten with a baton, leaving him severely injured. In a lawsuit filed in 2019, Hall says the white officers then tried to cover up the assault. At least four officers involved in the attack were federally indicted in 2018.

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