Florida Cops Used Mugshots of Black Men as Target Practice

LMAO! First it was Pregnant women and old people with guns. Now black men (and I’m betting the images are from mug shots.)

TIME

A Florida woman is outraged after finding that North Miami Beach Police had been using images of black men for target practice—including her brother’s mug shot.

Sgt. Valerie Deant, a musician with the Florida Army National Guard’s 13th Army Band, arrived at a shooting range with her fellow soldiers just after police snipers had been practicing on the same range last month. Deant was shocked to see her brother’s photograph among the mug shots of black men apparently used as target practice by the police. Woody Deant was arrested in 2000 in connection with a deadly drag race when he was just 18 years old.

“I was like why is my brother being used for target practice?” Deant told NBC Miami in a report published Friday. “There were like gunshots there.”

The incident was confirmed by Captain Jack Young, who oversees the shooting range. He said the targets are selected…

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