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Attorney General Phil Weiser Issues Scathing Review Of Aurora Police Department

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Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser heads into news conference Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.

The report documents a pattern of unlawful conduct including use of excessive force, racially biased policing and improper administration of the drug ketamine. The investigation by Weiser’s office was prompted largely by the death of Elijah McClain after a police stop in Aurora two years ago. The probe is the first of its kind under a new state law that gives an attorney general power to investigate police departments.