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Local law enforcement agencies react to police fatal beating of Tyre Nichols

Summary by Ground News
Law enforcement agencies across southeast Minnesota all echoing a similar message about the violent beating from five former Memphis police officers. Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson says when the suspect is down and complying, all aggression tools, like tasers and batons, are put away. Mason City Police Chief Jeff Brinkley says metro departments are very different from those in rural communities.
Published 2 months ago · Bowling Green, United States

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WATCH | Disturbing footage of US police beating Tyre Nichols released

The city of Memphis released graphic video footage on Friday of the violent encounter between Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old black man, and five police officers charged with his murder.

2 months ago·Johannesburg, South Africa
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Vermont leaders and law enforcement react to brutal death of Tyre Nichols

They are calling on further police reform and forcing local departments to review policies and procedures.

2 months ago·Plattsburgh, United States
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Tampa Bay leaders condemn fatal police beating of Tyre Nichols in Memphis

“We fear for our lives every day,” said one local NAACP leader.

2 months ago·Tampa, United States
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Local law enforcement, defense tactics expert react to Tyre Nichols video

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- Following the Tyre Nichols incident ABC6 spoke with both members of law enforcement and use of force specialists to get their reaction of how his arrest, later leading to his death, was handled. ABC6 spoke with Todd McGhee, a former Massachusetts state trooper for more than two decades and a law enforcement defense tactics coordinator who teaches at police departments all over the country. While there’s been talk of legi…

2 months ago
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Halifax police chief releases statement on fatal beating of Tyre Nichols in Memphis

'I condemn the actions of the officers who committed these heinous acts, and those who stood by and watched,' Dan Kinsella said

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Vermont senators react to death of Tyre Nichols

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont’s congressional delegation is calling for police reform laws following the brutal death of a Tennesee man last week at the hands of officers.Tyre Nichols’ fatal encounter with police officers in Memphis, Tennessee, was recorded in video made public Friday night, and is a glaring reminder that efforts to reform policing have failed to prevent more flashpoints in an intractable epidemic of brutality.“Tyre Nichols s…

2 months ago·Burlington, United States
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