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Missouri Police Sued for $40 Million Over Actions in Ferguson Protests

August 29, 2014
A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Mo., after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials on Thursday, alleging civil rights violations through arrests and police assaults with rubber bullets and tear gas.

Los Angeles to Pay $5 Million to Settle Police Shooting Suit

August 21, 2014
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5-million settlement with the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live television in a barrage of gunfire at the end of a wild police pursuit last year in downtown L.A.

Ferguson Lawsuits May Rage for Years

August 19, 2014
The first matter will be the potential criminal and civil actions related to Brown’s death. But legal experts also predict possible litigation stemming from the actions taken by police in Ferguson, lawsuits brought by store owners against the police related to looting, and even the imposition of a curfew.

ACLU Sues to Obtain Mike Brown Shooting Report

August 14, 2014
The ACLU lawsuit says that the incident report is an open record under Missouri law, and that the police department's refusal is either a knowing or purposeful violation of the law.

Mom Sues Police Over TASER Use on 8-Year-Old Girl

August 11, 2014
Pierre (S.D.) PD police are being sued by the mother of an 8-year-old girl, claiming police used excessive force when they used a TASER on the girl during a 2013 incident at their home.

Video: Firefighter's Family Sues KC Officer Over Fatal Shooting

August 7, 2014
The family of a firefighter shot in downtown Kansas City, Mo., last December has filed a wrongful death suit in Jackson County court against off-duty Kansas City Police Officer Donald Hubbard.

Firefighter's Family Sues Kansas City Officer Over Fatal Shooting

August 7, 2014

The family of a firefighter shot in downtown Kansas City, Mo., last December has filed a wrongful death suit in Jackson County court against off-duty Kansas City Police Officer Donald Hubbard, Marriott International, and the Kansas City Downtown Hotel Group LLC. Read More Here.

Justice Department Sues Pennsylvania State Police Over Fitness Test

July 31, 2014
The lawsuit said the use of the tests to screen and select the applicants for the entry-level positions amounted to a pattern of employment discrimination. Much greater percentages of male applicants than female applicants passed the physical fitness tests going back to 2003, it said.

Hundreds of LAPD Officers Sue City Over Labor Issues

July 25, 2014
In a dozen lawsuits, hundreds of Los Angeles police officers claim the city violates fair labor standards by making them work through meal breaks and stiffing them for overtime.

Video: Homeless Woman Sues CHP Over Videoed Force Incident

July 18, 2014
A woman seen on cellphone video being repeatedly punched by a CHP officer on the side of a Los Angeles freeway has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit over the beating, her lawyer announced Thursday.

Homeless Woman Sues CHP Over Videoed Force Incident

July 18, 2014

A woman seen on cellphone video being repeatedly punched by a CHP officer on the side of a Los Angeles freeway has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit over the beating, her lawyer announced Thursday. Read Full Story Here.

Former LAPD Recruits Win Lawsuit Over Department

July 11, 2014
A judge Thursday upheld a jury’s award of more than $2 million apiece to five former Los Angeles police recruits who were denied the temporary city jobs they sought while recovering from injuries suffered during training at the police academy.

Florida Officer Diagnosed with Cancer Sues Agency Over Termination

July 1, 2014
The former SWAT team member thought his potentially deadly cancer was the worst of his problems until he got a termination letter from Orange City leaders.

Seattle PD Lawsuit: Calling Out Goliath

June 21, 2014

Late last month 126 officers of the Seattle Police Department decided it was time to stand up and challenge Goliath, in this case the federal government. Instead of a sling and a stone, they wielded a lawsuit.

Seattle Responds to Officers' Use-of-Force Policy Lawsuit

June 19, 2014
But in alerting U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman to the prior finding, the notice gave Pechman an option to keep the case, transfer it to the other judge, U.S. District Judge James Robart, or consult with him on what course to take.

N.Y. Cameraman Settles Suit Against Police Over Arrest for Taping Officer

June 18, 2014
A freelance videographer has settled a civil rights lawsuit against the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Police Department, after he was arrested following an order by a police sergeant to stop taping the arrest of a suspect.

Video: Michigan Family Sues 20 Officers, Says Mother's Murder was Covered Up

June 12, 2014
Her children believe she was murdered and police in both Grosse Pointe Farms and Grosse Pointe Woods say there’s no evidence to suggest Romain’s death was anything other than a suicide.

Michigan Family Sues 20 Officers, Says Mother's Murder was Covered Up

June 12, 2014

Her children believe she was murdered and police in both Grosse Pointe Farms and Grosse Pointe Woods say there’s no evidence to suggest Romain’s death was anything other than a suicide. Read Full Story Here.

Judge Rules for San Jose Officers in Civil Rights Case

June 3, 2014
The ruling Friday by Judge Beth McGowen comes after Air Force veteran Michael Fujikawa sued the city, claiming his only violation during the downtown traffic stop was of an unwritten rule barring "contempt of cop."

Wife of Florida Officer Killed Escorting Obama Sues

May 29, 2014
Jupiter Police Officer Bruce St. Laurent died during a 2012 visit by Obama to Florida.
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