Lansing police patrol unit
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The Lansing police department has opened an investigation after a police officer was caught on video repeatedly hitting a detained 16-year-old girl in the back of a police cruiser. Community members organized a protest with assistance from Black Lives Matter-Lansing. 

East Lansing city hall photo
WKAR File Photo

Tonight, the East Lansing City Council is expected to make a symbolic gesture that’s taken 50 years to materialize.