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The Mail 12/24/14

The Mail 12/24/14

Plea for Hope I wanted to weigh in on these police shootings (“This is What Democracy Looks Like,” Feature, Nov. 10). For years, the police have been doing the same things and nothing has really changed.  In 2004, my cousin Dexter Hill was shot and killed by a Baltimore City police officer. The story about my cousin’s death was a featured article in your paper, called “A Shot in the Dark.” After watching my family struggle with his death and the officers walk out of the courthouse, what respect does one have for the law in this city after that? I now have sons and I fear for their lives, not just because of the dangers in the inner city, but also...

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