Posted on March 28, 2008

Justice Probes S.C. for Civil Rights Violations

Adam Hochberg, All Things Considered (NPR), March 27, 2008

The Justice Department has begun a civil rights investigation of the South Carolina Highway Patrol. In recent weeks, a series of videos has surfaced showing highway patrol officers using racial slurs and striking African-American suspects with their patrol cars.

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