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Two gay women say they were harassed and unjustifiably arrested by a Honolulu Police Department officer incensed by their public display of affection in a grocery store.
The family of a man who died after being stunned with a Taser by police officers alleges he was the victim of excessive force.
Eric Seitz is representing the plaintiffs in both lawsuits. He joins host Chad Blair and Civil Beat reporter Nick Grube to talk about these cases specifically and police transparency issues in general.
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