Cincinnati Police Beating Caught on Tape

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It-s been more than two years since the shooting death of an unarmed black man by city police led to riots and an economic boycott in Cincinnati. Use of force policy was revised, officers were retrained, and the US Department of Justice agreed to monitor the police. But the image of a -comeback city- was shattered this week by videotape showing a 41-year old black man being clubbed into submission by mostly white officers. Nathaniel Jones died and the local coroner ruled it was homicide, but emphasized that he was not saying the police used excessive force. Are white officers more likely to use force against black suspects? Does the videotape ever tell the whole story? We hear from both sides and from experts in the ongoing effort to determine ground rules for the use of force by police.
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