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How a ‘Goon Squad’ of deputies got away with years of brutality

By Brian Howey and Nate Rosenfield, Mississippi Today Brian Howey and Nate Rosenfield investigated dozens of arrests made by Rankin County deputies to report this article, which is part of a series by The New York Times’s Local Investigations Fellowship examining the power of sheriffs’ offices in Mississippi. For nearly two decades, a loose band of sheriff’s deputies roamed impoverished […]