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A New York police officer faces civil rights charges after he allegedly falsely arrested a Black Staten Island man and then used racial slurs to brag about it.

“I fried another nigger, ” NYPD officer Michael Daragjati, 32, can be heard saying in a phone conversation  intercepted by federal authorities.

“The power to arrest…must be used fairly, responsibly and without bias,” said Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch. “Motivated by racial aniumus, the defendant allegedly abused this power and responsibility.”

Read more at the New York Daily News.

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