Cops, politicians, and the 'unlawful use of force'

"My civil rights were violated as a person, not as an elected official," the state representative said


The Philadelphia Daily News

PHILADELPHIA — The cops didn't care who Jewell Williams was when they tightened the cuffs around his wrists and threw him into the back of a police cruiser.

They didn't care that he had been trained at the same police academy that they graduated from. Or that, as a Temple University policeman, he had patrolled the same North Philadelphia streets they were patrolling.

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