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Congresswoman calls for probe into cellphone-slamming incident by federal agent
Congresswoman calls for probe into cellphone-slamming incident by federal agent

When authorities rolled into a South Gate neighborhood this past weekend and rounded up suspected members of an outlaw motorcycle gang, some of them wore vests that simply read “police” and drove unmarked cars and SUVs. Resident Beatriz Paez, who was out for a Sunday stroll, came upon the scene and started filming with her cellphone when she said two officers stood in front of her to shield her view. Q&A: New push to protect people who videotape police officers But if law enforcement officials were trying to keep a low profile that day, what a deputy U.S. marshal did assured that such plans went out the window. As seen on a video recorded by a person across the...

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