Video Released Of Utah Police Killing Man In Drug Raid

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UTAH-Video has been released of Utah Police killing Todd Blair in a drug raid. The police can be seen yelling “Police search warrant,” and a man can be seen with a gold club who is shot three times by police. The Huffington Post reports:

Blair’s death raises the question of why multiple heavily-armed officers were sent to raid a drug addict — and why Weber and Morgan counties in Utah would even need a “Narcotics Strike Force.” Local police forces are able to keep property they seize in drug raids, often without the necessity of a conviction, creating a perverse incentive to reinvest in military equipment and carry out additional raids.

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