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New Jersey's High Court Says Dash Camera Footage Not Public Records

August 14, 2018
In a close 4-3 ruling, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the public has no right under state law to review police dash-cam videos to determine if a police officer acted properly during a high-speed chase or if the officer was justified in using non-lethal force to subdue a suspect.

California's High Court Rules in Favor of Police in Pursuit Accident Case

August 14, 2018
On Monday, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a police department whose policy requires 100% of its officers to certify they have read and understood the vehicle-pursuit protocol is not liable for an accident even if all its members failed to sign.

Victims, Families of Pulse Shooting Must Re-File Lawsuit Against Police

August 2, 2018
U.S. District Judge Paul Byron said the suit was not specific enough "to allow the city of Orlando and the police officers to make an adequate defense" and gave the group two weeks to file another complaint.

Judges Rule Trump Supporters Attacked in San Jose can Sue Police

July 30, 2018
The lawsuit claims San Jose police funneled Trump supporters leaving a June 2016 rally right into the middle of a crowd of counter-protesters, who quickly surrounded and attacked them. More Here.

Video: Judges Rule Trump Supporters Attacked in San Jose Can Sue Police

July 30, 2018
The lawsuit claims San Jose police funneled Trump supporters leaving a June 2016 rally right into the middle of a crowd of counter-protesters, who quickly surrounded and attacked them.

Chicago Investigator Says Bosses Ordered Him to Lie about OIS Probes

July 24, 2018
Kelvin Lett—a former police misconduct investigator for the Chicago Police Department—claimed in a lawsuit filed Sunday that he was fired "after he refused to give false testimony to make a shooting by an officer seem like it was not justified."

Parkland Students File Suit Against Broward Sheriff, Other Officials

July 12, 2018
Survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, have filed a federal lawsuit against Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, and other law enforcement officials.

Texas City Settles “Pool Party Incident” Lawsuit

June 22, 2018
The City of McKinney (TX) announced that it has settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of Dajerria Becton, the bikini-clad teenager who was seen on a viral video being taken to the ground by McKinney Police Officer Eric Casebolt.

NYPD Officers Can Sue to Keep Disciplinary Records Secret

June 20, 2018
The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association lawsuit maintains that releasing the files violates Section 50-a of the 1976 state civil rights law—which bars releasing disciplinary files.

Former St. Louis Officer Sues Prosecutor, IA Investigator Over Murder Charge

June 11, 2018
The suit alleges former Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce lied to a judge in order to secure Stockley’s arrest and that former St. Louis police internal affairs investigator Kirk Deeken made false claims about evidence to grand jurors that led to Stockley’s indictment.

31 Orlando Officers Sued Over Response to Pulse Nightclub Massacre

June 7, 2018
A new federal lawsuit claims a city police officer acting as a security guard didn't do his job and more than two dozen of his colleagues failed in their duties or violated the civil rights of surviving victims after the 2016 Orlando, FL, nightclub massacre.

Dallas Agrees to $173M Settlement with First Responders in Back Pay Dispute

June 1, 2018
The figure is an agreed-upon price that comes with caveats because it's not yet a done deal. But the agreement in such a massive case is a significant milestone — one that, while pricey, comes without a tax increase and would remove the biggest fiscal threat hanging over local government.

Federal Court Bars Baltimore Officers from Suing State's Attorney Mosby

May 8, 2018
Monday’s ruling by the federal appeals court overturned a January 2017 decision by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis, who ruled at the time that charges including malicious prosecution, defamation and invasion of privacy could move forward against Mosby and Assistant Baltimore City Sheriff Samuel Cogen, who wrote the statement of probable cause in the case.

Father of Parkland School Shooting Victim Sues Former SRO

May 1, 2018
Meadow Pollack was one of 17 students and educators killed Feb. 14 in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Now her father is suing the man who was the school resource officer there for wrongful death.

NYPD Sergeant Sues Starbucks Over Assault by Homeless Man

April 26, 2018
But the coffeehouse, not far from the Port Authority Bus Terminal, ignored the warning and that same officer wound up being assaulted by a vagrant — who was angry over the quality of his free croissant, the officer charges in a lawsuit.

Family Sues Woman who Shot, Killed Man Attacking Indiana Officer

April 17, 2018
Witnesses told investigators Holland was overpowering the officer, and that a witness shot Holland in the shoulder after fearing for the officer's life. First aid was administered but Holland was later pronounced dead at Dearborn County Hospital.

Video: Family Sues Woman who Shot, Killed Man Attacking Indiana Officer

April 17, 2018
Witnesses told investigators Holland was overpowering the officer, and that a witness shot Holland in the shoulder after fearing for the officer's life. First aid was administered but Holland was later pronounced dead at Dearborn County Hospital.

Accused Man Sues Baltimore PD After Attempted Murder Charges Dropped

April 10, 2018
A Baltimore man accused of trying to kill a city police officer last summer is now suing the officer and the police department for violating his civil rights, alleging the officer fabricated facts in the case in an "utterly outrageous, offensive and intolerable" manner.

Jury Awards Family $100,000 in Civil Trial of NC Officer Who Fatally Shot Man

April 10, 2018
A jury awarded a family $100,000 Tuesday in the case of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC, police officer who fatally shot a man five years ago. The family had asked for $1.1 million.

Judge Allows Suit Over Pointing Guns at Man to Proceed Against CA Officers

April 9, 2018
U.S. District Judge Larry Burns ruled that a jury should decide whether officers were guilty of unreasonable seizure and excessive force on Sept. 9, 2014, when they trained their guns on Demetrice Sightler after he walked onto his balcony.
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