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Seattle Officer Injured in Riot Plans to Sue City Over "Inadequate Equipment"

June 27, 2016
A Seattle police officer who was hit in the head with a slab of concrete during this year’s May Day protest downtown has indicated that he intends to sue the City of Seattle.

Video: Grand Jury Says No Charges for Texas Officer in Pool Party Incident

June 24, 2016
A Collin County (TX) Grand Jury declined to indict a former McKinney police officer for his role in breaking up a pool party last June and taking down a 15-year-old girl.

Grand Jury Says No Charges for Texas Officer in Pool Party Incident

June 24, 2016
A Collin County (TX) Grand Jury declined to indict a former McKinney police officer for his role in breaking up a pool party last June and taking down a 15-year-old girl. More Here.

Texas County Bans Patrol Car Crosses to Settle Atheist Lawsuit

June 8, 2016
Despite support from Gov. Greg Abbott, officials in Brewster County, TX, have agreed to ban the display of Christian crosses on sheriff's vehicles to settle a lawsuit from the national Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Another Baltimore Officer Accused in Freddie Gray Case Sues Marilyn Mosby

June 8, 2016
A Baltimore police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case has filed a federal lawsuit against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, alleging false arrest, false imprisonment, and defamation, among other counts, according to federal court documents.

Baltimore Officers File Suit Against Mosby Over Freddie Gray Prosecutions

May 25, 2016
Two officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are suing Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby for defamation and invasion of privacy, court records show.

Video: Los Angeles Police Union Sues Chief Over "Improper Influence" in Disciplinary Process

May 20, 2016
The union says the city charter section, which requires two command officers to be board members, is a violation of the 14th Amendment because the officers “owe their rank to the chief.” They are hoping the federal court agrees.

Los Angeles Police Union Sues Chief Over "Improper Influence" in Disciplinary Process

May 20, 2016
The union says the city charter section, which requires two command officers to be board members, is a violation of the 14th Amendment because the officers “owe their rank to the chief.” They are hoping the federal court agrees. More Here.

Video: Former San Francisco Officer Alleges Retaliation for Whistleblowing, Files Suit

May 20, 2016
Pat Burley, an officer with the San Francisco Police Department for 22 years, claimed she was forced to retire after raising concerns about an officer embezzling money.

Former SFPD Officer Alleges Retaliation for Whistleblowing, Files Suit

May 20, 2016
A former San Francisco police officer has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against The City of San Francisco and the police chief alleging that she suffered retaliation for turning in a dirty cop. More here.

Officer Sues NYPD Over English-Only Language Policy

May 10, 2016
A Hispanic officer is suing the NYPD over its English-only policy — saying she was reprimanded for answering a colleague in Spanish.

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.
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