10/09/2014 12:40 pm ET Updated Oct 09, 2014

Ferguson Police Continued Crackdown On Protesters After Federal, State Interventions

Despite federal and state attempts to intervene during the two months since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed, the Ferguson Police Department continued — and even accelerated — efforts to suppress peaceful protests using arbitrary and inconsistently applied arrest policies, according to Justice Department officials who are investigating the department and county police officials who have since taken over for the city.

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