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An investigation of the shooting death of 67-year-old Eugene Ellison at the hands of a Little Rock police officer left his sons, including Little Rock police Lt. Troy Ellison, embittered, and with little resolved in the minds of the public. Troy Ellison was photographed at his father’s grave March 7. (Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post)

A tragedy plays out in Little Rock when a police officer kills a colleague’s father

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An investigation of the shooting death of 67-year-old Eugene Ellison at the hands of a Little Rock police officer left his sons, including Little Rock police Lt. Troy Ellison, embittered, and with little resolved in the minds of the public. Troy Ellison was photographed at his father’s grave March 7. (Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post) By...
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June 1, 2015 Press Conference. Federal civil rights lawsuit filed over the shooting death of Bobby Moore. Mike Laux appears with Moore’s mother, Sylvia Perkins

Suit against Josh Hastings and city alleges LRPD’s ‘custom of acquiescence to police misconduct’

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This morning, lawyers filed a federal civil rights lawsuit over the shooting death of Bobby Moore, the African-American teenager killed by former Little Rock Police Department officer Josh Hastings at a West Little Rock apartment complex almost three years ago. The suit — brought by Moore’s mother, Sylvia Perkins — names as defendants Hastings, former…

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