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Protests such as this 2014 gathering outside Chicago police headquarters became frequent after an officer in Ferguson, Missouri, shot to death an unarmed 18-year-old. Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority had investigated nearly 400 civilian shootings by police and had not found any to be unjustified.
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Protests such as this 2014 gathering outside Chicago police headquarters became frequent after an officer in Ferguson, Missouri, shot to death an unarmed 18-year-old. Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority had investigated nearly 400 civilian shootings by police and had not found any to be unjustified.

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