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US police rapped by department of justice

Officials say probe found police used deadly force against people who did not pose an immediate threat of death.

Last updated: 11 Apr 2014 12:38
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The US Department of Justice has accused Albuquerque's police in New Mexico state of using excessive force.

Official say a federal investigation found police used deadly force against people who did not pose an immediate threat of death or harm to officers or to others, and to people who only posed a threat to themselves.

In the past four years, police have shot dead 23 people.

Heidi Zhou Castro reports from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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