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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Tue Apr 28, 2015, 07:51 AM

9. No intentional harm? Then why do it?

This is part of a known pattern of police behavior with KNOWN serious "harm."

Read this article and then ask yourself if harm was intended:

http://touch.baltimoresun.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-83373499/

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But Gray is not the first person to come out of a Baltimore police wagon with serious injuries.

Relatives of Dondi Johnson Sr., who was left a paraplegic after a 2005 police van ride, won a $7.4 million verdict against police officers. A year earlier, Jeffrey Alston was awarded $39 million by a jury after he became paralyzed from the neck down as the result of a van ride. Others have also received payouts after filing lawsuits.

For some, such injuries have been inflicted by what is known as a "rough ride" an "unsanctioned technique" in which police vans are driven to cause "injury or pain" to unbuckled, handcuffed detainees, former city police officer Charles J. Key testified as an expert five years ago in a lawsuit over Johnson's subsequent death.

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