Video showed full incident that cleared Mississippi Highway Patrolman

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-08-13 09:55:17

JACKSON (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Public Safety said Friday that its internal investigation found no criminal conduct by a white Highway Patrol trooper who used physical force against a handcuffed Black man during an arrest — a confrontation caught on video by relatives of the man being arrested.

An investigation started after the relatives’ video of the Aug. 5 incident went viral. The footage showed the trooper putting a handcuffed man into a chokehold and wrestling him into a grassy ditch in a rural area near the city of McComb.

The department and…

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