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Report: D.C. Police abused power on protesters

Posted at 6:33 AM, Feb 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-28 06:33:13-05

A new report claims the D.C. police department abused some of its power when protesters on Inauguration Day encountered police. 

The Office of Police Complaints in Washington, D.C. released a report calling for an independent consultant to investigate potential violations. 

Monday night, the police department released a statement defending the officers' actions, calling them "reasonable decisions." 

More than 200 people were arrested during the protests on Inauguration Day.