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Cleveland Police Union: Tamir Rice Settlement Money Should Help Educate Kids About Dangers of Replica Guns

April 26, 2016
“Something positive must come from this tragic loss,” said Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association. “That would be educating youth of the dangers of possessing a real or replica firearm,” he said.

Cleveland to Pay $6 Million Settlement to Family in Death of Tamir Rice

April 25, 2016
The city of Cleveland has agreed to pay Tamir Rice's family $6 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed over the boy's November 2014 shooting death by city police.

6 Arrested in Freddie Gray Riots Sue Baltimore PD

April 21, 2016
Six men arrested during the unrest prompted by Freddie Gray's death in police custody sued the Baltimore Police Department, the state and more than a dozen officers Tuesday, alleging that they were beaten, abused and deprived of their constitutionally protected right to protest.

Video: Fresno Chief Uses Officers' Body Camera Videos to Defend Controversial Shooting

March 26, 2016
Body-worn camera footage released Thursday by the Fresno Police Department shows officers shooting 40-year-old Freddy Centeno in September after the man drew a black hose nozzle from his pocket. Centeno, a reportedly mentally disabled man, died nearly a month later, and his family has filed a lawsuit against the Fresno PD and the officers involved.

Retired California Trooper Sues Over Gun Arrest at High School

March 10, 2016
A retired California Highway Patrol officer who had a permit to carry a gun onto a Santee, CA, high school campus is suing the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department for false arrest, excessive force and unlawful search and seizure, among other claims.

University of Oregon Police Chief Paid to Leave Following Lawsuit

March 7, 2016
The University of Oregon paid its police chief, Carolyn McDermed, $46,000 to leave the position, officials said Friday.

Video: Minneapolis Group Pushes for Police Officers to Buy Their Own Liability Insurance

March 1, 2016
A Minneapolis group has created a petition to change the city's charter to require police officers to provide their own liability insurance.

New Jersey Overlooked Red Flags to Produce More Diverse Police Recruits, Lawsuit Claims

February 29, 2016
A veteran New Jersey state trooper alleges in a whistleblower lawsuit she was retaliated against by her superiors after raising objections that police academy background checks were compromised because of pressure to increase racial diversity among State Police ranks.

Hospital to Pay $1M to Family of Eric Garner

February 23, 2016
The hospital center that dispatched paramedics and treated Eric Garner as he died has agreed to pay $1 million to the family, according to court records.

Man Arrested and Questioned After Deadly Trooper Ambush Sues Pennsylvania State Police

February 19, 2016
A man who was arrested then questioned about a deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has sued claiming he was traumatized by overzealous troopers who detained him based on mere speculation.

Man Shot by Florida Deputy Awarded $23.1 Million by Jury

February 4, 2016
Sheriff's attorney Summer Barranco said Stephens did not respond to Lin's instructions after he was pulled over for a traffic infraction on his bicycle. Stephens testified that he was a "little bit" high and had marijuana in his shoe at the time of the traffic stop.

Video: Judge Tosses Accused Cop Killer's Lawsuit That Named Fallen Officer as Defendant

February 4, 2016
A lawsuit filed by a man accused of killing an Indianapolis Metro Police Department officer has been thrown out by a federal judge.

Judge Tosses Accused Cop Killer's Lawsuit That Named Fallen Officer as Defendant

February 4, 2016
A lawsuit filed by a man accused of killing an Indianapolis Metro Police Department officer has been thrown out by a federal judge. More Here.

LAPD Officers Fired Over Fatal Pursuit Shooting Sue to be Reinstated

February 1, 2016
Michael Ayala and Leonardo Ortiz were among about two dozen officers who pulled up behind 51-year-old Brian Beaird’s mangled Corvette after he crashed in downtown Los Angeles in 2013, ending a long, high-speed pursuit

Accused Cop Killer Sues Fallen Officer, Indianapolis PD for Excessive Force

January 14, 2016
The man charged with killing Indianapolis Metro Police Officer Perry Renn in July 2014 has now filed a federal lawsuit against Renn, and the City of Indianapolis, alleging the use of excessive force. Major Davis II claims he was irreparably injured. He's demanding almost $7 million dollars in damages.

New York to Appoint Civilian to Monitor Police's Counterterrorism Activity

January 8, 2016
The mayor will appoint an independent civilian to monitor the New York Police Department's counterterrorism activities, lawyers said in court documents on Thursday as they moved to settle a pair of lawsuits over surveillance targeting Muslims.

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Police Shooting of Chicago Man

December 29, 2015
The father of Quintonio LeGrier, the 19-year-old man fatally shot by Chicago police as he reportedly charged them with a baseball bat over the weekend, has taken legal action against the city of Chicago.

2 Women Sue Minneapolis Over Police Use of Force During Jamar Clark Shooting Protest

December 29, 2015
Two women who say Minneapolis police officers hit them with nightsticks during a Nov. 18 clash between protesters and law enforcement at the Fourth Precinct police station are suing the city, alleging excessive use of force and violation of their free speech rights.

Officer to Get Over $155K from NYC After Exposing Arrest Quotas

December 8, 2015
New York City will pay out more than $285,000 and clear the record of a police officer who was repeatedly punished by NYPD brass for exposing arrest quotas in a Bronx precinct, his lawyers announced today.

"Clock Kid" Sues Texas City, Police Chief, School for $15 Million Plus Written Apologies

November 23, 2015
A “letter of demand” sent to Mohamed’s former school and city officials by his lawyers—Laney & Bollinger of Plainview, Texas—warns that they will be seeking $15 million and written apologies from Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and Police Chief Larry Boyd for their handling of the situation.
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