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No Jail Time for Two Cops Who Assaulted Black Trans Woman on Video

Two former police officers in Missouri will serve no time in jail for the 2019 assault of a Black transgender woman that was caught on video.Former Kansas City Police Officers Matthew, Brummett, 39, and Charles Prichard, 50, received suspended prison sentences and will instead serve three years of unsupervised probation after pleading guilty to their assault on Breona Hill during an arrest that took place May 24, 2019. The Kansas City Star reported the pair were also ordered to surrender their licenses. Both Brummett and Prichard left the police force last December after being placed on administrative leave.In the video, recorded by Roderick Reed, Brummett and Prichard can be seen placing a knee on the neck of Hill, who was handcuffed, slamming her head onto the concrete, and pulling her hands above her head.

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