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Officers using tear gas at Richmond protest won’t be charged (access required)

(AP) Richmond's top prosecutor said July 29 she won't file criminal charges against police officers who deployed tear gas on demonstrators gathered at the city's Robert E. Lee statue in 2020 to protest police violence. In a statement, Richmond Commonwealth's Attorney Colette McEachin said confused police radio communications led officers to use tear gas on a ...

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