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Event held Wednesday on police techniques in Lansing

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 13:54:03-04

LANSING, Mich. — Lansing Residents United is fighting back against police brutality by leading an educational event focused on deescalation and why a certain police technique should not be used anymore.

The event is in response to video of a Lansing police officer hitting a teenage girl during an arrest this month.

The two officers involved in the incident received a suspension and probation.

The event is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Capital Area District Library in downtown Lansing.

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