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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A white Florida police officer was charged with battery Tuesday for allegedly shoving a kneeling Black woman to the ground during a protest march last month, prosecutors said.

Broward State Attorney Mike Satz said Fort Lauderdale officer Steven Pohorence, 29, was seen “intentionally touching or striking” the 19-year-old woman during a civil rights protest march on May 31.

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The charge is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail. Satz said in a news release that the decision on whether to seek a misdemeanor or felony charge was based on the extent of the injuries suffered by the woman, identified as Jada Servance in court documents.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. She was asked to back up instead she
    knelt this was her way of not adhere ing to the officer that’s resisting she should be accountable not the officer of these little snots need to be taught a lesson this country is going the wrong way

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