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June 7, 2001
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Jewish residents of Brooklyn’s Borough Park section were angered by a U.S. Justice Department decision not to pursue civil rights charges against four New York policemen involved in the 1999 shooting of a mentally disturbed Orthodox man who was wielding a hammer. U.S. prosecutors said there is insufficient evidence to prove that the police officers intended to use unreasonable force against Gideon Busch.

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