Police Abuses

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon traveled to St. Louis yesterday to address the tense situation developing in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, after Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, was killed by a white police officer on Saturday.

A new report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) released yesterday finds that the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) committed widespread abuse and brutality against civilians between 2007 and 2011.

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