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Excessive Force

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Violent Arrest Leads to Police Investigation

A tape recorded by the man’s grandson shows one officer hitting 47-year-old Mario Crump with his baton multiple times after Crump, who was seated, kicked the officer’s partner to the ground.

04/03/2014

Screen shot from youtube video taken on New Year's Day.

Officer Accused Of Excessive Force Cleared, Sergeant In-Charge Retires

St. Louis officer Dustin Ries has been cleared of any wrong-doing.

07/28/2011

Screen shot from youtube video taken on New Year's Day.

St. Louis Office Had Prior Excessive Force Accusations

Officer Dustin Ries was taken off patrol after a video showed him beating a man on New Year’s Day.

03/10/2011