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Local cops have reputation for violence.

by tcrog1020 on April 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Many people told me of their encounters. One woman told me her sister died of a massive stroke while in their custody. The woman was in the Emergency room of a local hospital, in a stupor because of the massive stroke, the emergency room doctor said she was drunk, had the cops drag her to the jail, she died in custody. One of many.


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