Jury In Year-Long Oakland Trial Acquits Three Cops

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http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2003/10/01/MN17156.DTL After deliberating for four months, jurors acquitted three former Oakland, Ca., police officers of eight charges, including kidnapping. But they deadlocked on the remaining 27 charges, unable to reach a unanimous decision on each. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that during the deliberations, jurors "hurled insults at each other and even discussed 'Dirty Harry' -- the rogue cop who believed the ends justify the means . . .

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