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Tampa Police Dept. treatment of blacks blasted at Justice Dept. town hall meeting

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There was some anger. There was a lot of pain. But there wasn’t a whole log of hope expressed by Tampa residents regarding the treatment they’ve received from the Tampa Police Department at a town hall meeting hosted by the Justice Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) in Ybor City Tuesday night. This was the second time that the COPS office has visited Tampa since a Tampa Bay Times expose in April revealed that the Tampa Police Department had issued…

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