Cops at Florida protest likely crossed the line with aggressive tactics, experts say

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fort Lauderdale police may have violated use-of-force policies and heightened tensions when they hurled tear gas and shot demonstrators with rubber bullets, say law enforcement experts who reviewed videos of the chaotic encounter.The police department has yet to release any records or police bodycam footage related to the officers’ actions on May 31, when a young woman was shoved by police and at least two protesters say they were struck by rubber bullets. But law enforcement experts who’ve reviewed publicly available footage call into question:The “aggressive stance” o...


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