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Rapid City police have denied a protest permit for a Native American group.
Rapid City police have denied a protest permit for a Native American group.
Black Hill Knowledge Network photo/Chelsea Gortmaker
December 18, 2014

Protesters Plan Anti-Police Brutality March, RCPD Denies Permit

Rapid City police have denied a permit for a protest march to express opposition to police brutality during the Lakota Nation Invitational tournamnent in Rapid City, reports South Dakota Public Radio

The police chief said the same group held a protest that spawned safety problems in the past. One organizer said the group's activities have been peaceful, and protest leaders might contact the American Civil Liberties Union to intervene in a possible violation of civil rights. 

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