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NYPD Officer Sues Mayor, City for Harassment Over Pumping Breast Milk at Work

October 9, 2018
Simone Teagle says her supervisors "gave her so many problems about her requests to pump at work that she developed mastitis, a painful condition that arises when nursing mothers fail to express milk regularly," according to the New York Post.

California Jury Clears LAPD Officer in Fatal 2016 Shooting of Armed Man

October 2, 2018
A jury in Los Angeles on Monday determined that an LAPD officer did not use excessive force when he fatally shot an armed 18-year-old man in the back in 2016.

St. Louis Official Sues City Over Tear Gas at Protest

September 27, 2018
A St. Louis official who joined protests after former Officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of murder last year in the shooting of drug suspect Anthony Lamar Smith is suing over the police response to the demonstrations.

Former NYPD Officer Sues Department Over Dismissal

September 26, 2018
A former NYPD cop—who was reportedly dismissed from his position for shooting his girlfriend— says in a newly filed lawsuit that it was she who attacked him and that the department ignored his own claims of being the victim of domestic violence.

Muslim Officer Suing California Department Alleging Racism and Harassment

September 25, 2018
An officer with the San Jose (CA) Police Department is suing the agency for alleged harassment, discrimination and retaliation based upon his race, national origin and religion.

Judge Rules DOJ Cannot Withhold Anti-Gang Money from Sanctuary Cities

September 17, 2018
U.S. District Judge Manuel Real issued the injunction against the Department of Justice in response to a lawsuit filed by the city of Los Angeles in July seeking to prevent the government from awarding federal police grants based on cooperation with immigration enforcement.

Jury Awards $2.5M to Family of Man Who Was Fatally Shot While Stabbing California Officer

September 7, 2018
A jury said the officer used "unreasonable force" in the 2013 incident in which Officer Jairo Acosta—with the Los Banos (CA) Police Department—responded to a call of domestic violence in which 80-year-old Tan Lam said his 43-year-old son had assaulted him.

Judge Dismisses Retaliation / Defamation Suit Filed by New Jersey Officer

September 7, 2018
A judge has dismissed a retaliation and defamation lawsuit filed by a former New Jersey police officer who was fired following his arrest of State Assemblyman Paul Moriarty in 2012.

ACLU Sues Phoenix Police Over Trump Protest Response

September 5, 2018
The lawsuit was filed by the Arizona chapter of the ACLU, Los Angeles-based law firm Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP and civil rights attorney Dan Pochoda. Plaintiffs are requesting a court bar Phoenix police from using excessive force against protesters in the future and are also seeking financial rewards.

Family Expected to Sue Charlotte Police Over 2016 Fatal OIS That Sparked Riots

August 21, 2018
The district attorney determined the officer who pulled the trigger was justified in the shooting. CMPD also cleared the officer of any wrongdoing in its internal investigation. More Here. More Here.

Video: Family Expected to Sue Charlotte Police Over 2016 Fatal OIS That Sparked Riots

August 21, 2018
The district attorney determined the officer who pulled the trigger was justified in the shooting. CMPD also cleared the officer of any wrongdoing in its internal investigation.

Judge Calls St. Paul Officer "Reckless" in Lawsuit Over K-9 Attack on Innocent Bystander

August 15, 2018
“Both the city and (the involved police officer) have acknowledged that what happened was a terrible mistake,” Tunheim wrote in his decision. “(Officer Thaddeus) Schmidt’s contention is that his actions, while negligent, did not rise to the level of a constitutional violation. But even taking the facts in the light most favorable to Schmidt, his actions were more than negligent. They were reckless.”

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.
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