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January 3, 2015 7:24 PM

Video of Missouri drug task force arrest raises concerns about police violence

A video showing a mid-Missouri drug task force detective kicking a restrained, prone suspect in the head is raising allegations of police brutality. The family of the suspect, Timothy Whittle of Moniteau County, has hired a lawyer to look into the matter. The task force’s leader declined to discuss the incident with The Star. The detective who kicked Whittle has left the task force.

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