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Five Police Officers in New Haven, CT, Arrested After Man Is Paralyzed in Police Van

HeadlineNov 29, 2022

Five police officers in New Haven, Connecticut, have been arrested and charged for their role in an incident that left a Black man named Randy Cox paralyzed. On June 19, police arrested the 36-year-old man on suspicion of illegally possessing a handgun. He was then handcuffed and placed in the back of a police van without a seat belt. After the van made an abrupt stop, Cox slid into the van’s back metal wall, seriously injuring his neck and spine. Officers then ignored his pleas for help. Charges against the five officers include second-degree reckless endangerment.

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