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Important Test as Pennsylvania Deploys National Guard

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Click to expand Image Philadelphia police officers form a line during a demonstration in Philadelphia, October 27, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Matt Slocum As the police killing this week of Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old Black man with a mental health condition, by two white police officers mobilizes people across Philadelphia, city and state authorities should publicly disclose the existing rules on the use of force by law enforcement. They should explain how people can report abuses, and ensure that any forces deployed to demonstrations, including the National Guard, have appropriate…

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