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Federal Corruption Trial Begins For Miami Officers

In Miami, opening arguments begin in the trial of 11 veteran police officers charged with federal corruption. The officers are accused of planting guns at the scenes of four controversial police shootings and then conspiring to cover up their actions. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.

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Phillip Davis
Correspondent Phillip Davis covers South Florida and beyond for NPR. He joined NPR in January 1993, and has reported on such topics as the Elian Gonzalez affair, the disputed 2000 presidential election, and the growing cultural diversity of South Florida. Davis has also filed reports from England, West Africa, and South America for NPR. His pieces can be heard on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and All Things Considered.
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