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Texas DPS director says the officer alone is responsible for escalation in Sandra Bland’s arrest

A woman holds a poster bearing the portrait of Sandra Bland during a Michael Brown memorial rally in Union Square in New York City on Aug. 9, 2015. 
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On Tuesday Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw was asked who was responsible in the escalation of events from traffic stop to arrest in the case of Sandra Bland. McCraw responded: “It’s always on the trooper.  We’re accountable for every stop. And the citizen has a right to be objectionable …

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