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Ferguson report's racist details: More of the same, but still shocking
Ferguson report's racist details: More of the same, but still shocking

In Seattle, two officers held back the arms of a woman while a third squirted pepper spray in her face and punched her in the ribs. In East Haven, Conn., Latinos were twice as likely to be given traffic citations as whites. In Newark, N.J., blacks accounted for 80% of pedestrians stopped by police. And now there is Ferguson, Mo., a St. Louis suburb whose Police Department came under fire in a federal report portraying it as an unruly institution whose officers have used dogs, guns, batons and the power of their badges to intimidate African Americans. Is Ferguson worse than other U.S. police departments that have been under scrutiny for racial profiling and excessive force? The...

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