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March 03, 2010
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Calif. DA won't charge cops in taped beating

The controversial case involved a student struck with a baton and TASER

San Jose Mercury News

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has decided not to indict two San Jose police officers whose secretly taped a violent arrest of an unarmed Vietnamese college student last year, sources said.

The widely anticipated decision comes about a week after all criminal charges were dropped against 21-year-old Phuong Ho, who was struck repeatedly with a metal baton and stunned with a TASER.

Full story: Calif. DA won't charge cops in taped beating






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