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Justice Department to Probe Excessive Force, Abuse and Discrimination by Phoenix Police

HeadlineAug 06, 2021

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has opened an investigation into allegations of abuse, excessive force and discrimination by the Phoenix Police Department. Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday the probe will also focus on accusations that Phoenix officers retaliated against protesters and brutalized unhoused people and people with disabilities.

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