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Amid protests over systematic racism and police brutality, Phoenix Police last week outlawed a controversial neck restraint officers use to subdue subjects. But some other Arizona police departments have already banned it. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Protesters have been galvanized around the world by the death of George Floyd, an African American man who pleaded for air and later died after a white police officer in Minnesota pressed his knee into his neck.

 

 

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A man who says he was a victim of Phoenix police brutality after officers fired a rubber bullet at him in a case of mistaken identity has filed notice of his plan to sue the city.

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Thousands of people participated in peaceful protests in Phoenix over the death of George Floyd.

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Gov. Doug Ducey’s statewide curfew has been in effect for two nights following protests in Phoenix and across the country that have included clashes with police and looting.

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