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United States

15 May 2011

Detroit Free Press

It was a time card -- not gunplay -- that did in Eugene Brown. The 44-year-old Detroit police sergeant has been a stone in the shoe of the department since 2000, when a Free Press series spotlighted his extraordinary record of nine shootings -- three of them fatal -- in just six years. The shootings cost the city millions of dollars in lawsuits and helped push the Police Department into federal oversight. Defenders and critics say the police brass used allegations of... (

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