Officers with the North Miami Beach Department are under fire after being caught using the mugshots of black teenagers as target practice.
NBC South Florida reports that the police used six criminal mugshots, found with bullet holes in the paper, and all were African-American teenagers. They were discovered when Sgt. Valerie Deant with the Florida National Guard 13th Army Band came to the shooting range in Medley in December for training and recognized her brother Woody's booking photo from 15 years ago. He was arrested in 2000 at the age of 15 in connection to a drag race that left two people dead. Alongside Woody were other mugshots, all minorities and all riddled with bullet holes.
"I was like why is my brother being used for target practice?" Deant asked. "There were like gunshots there. And I cried a couple of times."
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