Coloradans dosed with ketamine during police confrontations — like Elijah McClain was — want investigation – The Colorado Sun

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A growing number of people want Colorado officials to pause or ban medics from using ketamine on people during escalated confrontations with police. The list includes two men who were given the powerful anesthetic when medics and police decided they showed signs of “excited delirium” or extreme “agitation.”

“I felt like it was over,” said Elijah McKnight, a multiracial man who identifies as Black. He spent days…

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