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ACLU: Feds need to investigate police in Detroit suburb

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The ACLU says officers in Taylor have injured people and created an “atmosphere of fear and intimidation.”

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the federal government to investigate the use of force by a suburban Detroit police department, especially incidents involving Black people.

The ACLU says officers in Taylor have injured people and created an “atmosphere of fear and intimidation.”

The ACLU referred to 20 instances of alleged or documented excessive force.

A white officer was recently charged with assaulting a Black motorist in 2020.

The City of Taylor issued a statement saying it “has been made aware of the complaint filed by the ACLU and will cooperate as requested by the Department of Justice as we always do."

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