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Protest against police department broken up with tear gas

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A protest against the Albuquerque Police Department lasted 12 hours on Sunday and ended with officers using tear gas to try and control demonstrators.

People are angry over police involvement in 37-shootings, 27 of them fatal, since 2010.

Demonstrators took to the streets Sunday trying to make a statement about the department's recent use of lethal force.

What started out peaceful ended in mayhem.

Gas canisters were thrown and sheriff's deputies eventually charged at the rowdy crowd.

At least one officer was hurt in the protests.

The U.S. Justice Department has been investigating APD for more than a year, looking into complaints of civil rights violations and allegations of excessive use of force.