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DOJ Says Federal Agents Must Intervene in Excessive Force Cases

HeadlineMay 24, 2022

The Washington Post reports the Justice Department will require federal agents to intervene if they see other law enforcement officers using excessive force. This is the first update to the DOJ’s use-of-force policy in nearly two decades. The policy change is scheduled to take place in July and comes after massive racial justice protests erupted in the U.S. and around the world in response to the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis two years ago.

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