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In 2019, Boston Police arrested Al Copeland, after finding him in the driver's seat of his car, pulled over and barely conscious.

Police arrested him for being drunk behind the wheel, but it wasn't until hours later that they realized he was actually having a stroke. The City of Boston paid Copeland and his family a $1.3 million settlement, but the incident raises more questions about accountability within the Boston Police Department.

WBUR's Ally Jarmanning first uncovered this incident last week, and joins us to bring us the latest.

This segment aired on October 18, 2021.

Tiziana Dearing Twitter Host, Radio Boston
Tiziana Dearing is the host of Radio Boston.

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Ally Jarmanning Twitter Senior Reporter
Ally is a senior reporter focused on criminal justice and police accountability.

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