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Deadly-force meeting in Bemidji explores Native American treatment in justice system

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is holding meetings statewide focusing on ways to reduce deadly force encounters between law enforcement and local residents.

 

December 23, 2019



BEMIDJI -- One after another, multiple Native American activists stepped forward Tuesday, Dec. 17, to air grievances about the deep distrust they have with law enforcement agencies and the criminal justice system overall.

Held on the BSU campus, Tuesday's session was just one of several meetings held statewide by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, focusing on ways to reduce deadly force encounters between law enforcement and local residents.

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