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Physical abuse

Physical abuse is any act that causes injury or trauma to another person or animal by way of bodily contact or some other use of force. Some examples are punching, using a taser, applying handcuffs too tightly, spitting, or unwanted sexually suggestive actions. The reports below describe police having caused physical or sexual harm to another person or animal.

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