White Louisiana troopers hid footage of minority suspects being beaten: report

White Louisiana troopers hid footage of minority suspects being beaten: report


White Louisiana State Police troopers or their commanders on multiple occasions concealed troubling footage of minority suspects being beaten during arrests over the past decade, according to a report.

An investigation by the Associated Press published Thursday identified at least 12 cases in the last 10 years in which troopers or their bosses ignored or tried to hide evidence of the beatdowns or block efforts to stamp out misconduct.

The review found that troopers habitually turned off or muted their body cameras during police chases and left out uses of force like blows to the head in official reports, while other troopers tried to justify their actions by falsely claiming that suspects were resisting or trying to escape.

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“Hyper-aggressiveness is winked upon and nodded and allowed to go on,” former police chief and use-of-force expert Andrew Scott told the Associated Press.

Body camera footage from Louisiana State Police show two officers stunning, punching and dragging a black

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