US finds Miami police pattern of excessive force used in shootings of suspects from 2008-11

  • by: CURT ANDERSON , AP Legal Affairs Writer
  • Updated: July 9, 2013 - 2:30 PM

MIAMI — The U.S. Justice Department has found for the second time in a decade that the Miami Police Department engaged in a pattern of excessive use of force in shootings of suspects, including seven black men fatally shot by officers over an eight-month period ending in 2011.

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