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15 Shocking Denver Brutality Incidents from the Marvin Booker Lawsuit

More than three years after the filing of an excessive-force lawsuit on behalf of Marvin Booker, who died in Denver jail, the Denver City Council voted last night to pay Booker's family $6 million.

This incident is hardly an isolated one. The original suit documents a slew of local law-enforcement brutality complaints, with the vast majority of them ending in settlements. There are so many cases, in fact, that it's going to take us two posts to share them all. Look below to see the first fifteen, featuring photos and text from the complaint.

See also: Marvin Booker Lawsuit to Establish Pattern of Police Brutality, Attorney Says, published in February 2011

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