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Fight Over Body Cam Footage Begun in Florida

March 10, 2015
As more police departments equip their officers with body-worn cameras, the question of who gets access to that footage—and at what cost—is fast becoming a new frontier in open-records policy.

Sheriffs Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

March 6, 2015
Sheriffs from Colorado and neighboring states Kansas and Nebraska say in a lawsuit that Colorado's marijuana law creates a "crisis of conscience" by pitting the state law against the Constitution and puts an economic burden on other states

California Officers Sue, Claim Agency Retaliated After They Complained About Ticket Quotas

March 5, 2015
Six Whittier, Calif., police officers are suing the city, saying they faced retaliation when they complained and refused to meet alleged ticket and arrest quotas. More Here.

Video: California Officers Sue, Claim Agency Retaliated After They Complained About Ticket Quotas

March 5, 2015
Six Whittier, Calif., police officers are suing the city, saying they faced retaliation when they complained and refused to meet alleged ticket and arrest quotas.

Family Expected to Sue FBI Over Shooting Death of Tsarnaev Associate

March 3, 2015
The Council on American Islamic Relations Florida filed the notice of the Todashev family's intention to sue on Monday.

Video: Cleveland Blames Boy for Own Death, Then Apologizes

March 2, 2015
Mayor Frank Jackson of Cleveland apologized for the language in the city's response to the civil lawsuit filed by the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Jackson called the document's phrasing inappropriate and insensitive to Rice and his family.

Court Rules Officer Who Spoke Out Against Arrest Quotas Can Sue NYPD

February 27, 2015
A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a lawsuit by an NYPD officer, who claims he was punished for speaking out against arrest and ticket quotas.

Colorado Residents File Lawsuit to Block Legal Marijuana

February 20, 2015
Colorado already is being sued by two neighboring states for legalizing marijuana. Now, the state faces groundbreaking lawsuits from its own residents, who are asking a federal judge to order the new recreational industry to close.

Feds Expected to Sue Ferguson Police Department for Racial Discrimination

February 19, 2015
The Justice Department is preparing to bring a lawsuit against the Ferguson (Mo.) Police Department over what it believes to be a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers, if the police department does not agree to make changes on its own.

Muslim Woman Sues Michigan Agency for Making Her Remove Face Covering

January 23, 2015
A Muslim woman filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Dearborn Heights, Mich., police of violating her constitutional rights by making her remove her Islamic head scarf after they arrested her for driving on a suspended license.

Georgia County Pays Woman $100K to Settle Free Speech Lawsuit Against Police

December 16, 2014
Barnes said she was riding her bike on Austell Road to get butter for her family Easter Sunday when she saw the two officers. She said she cursed at them and flipped them off, and they came after her.

Remington Corrects CNBC Report on Model 700 Rifle Settlement

December 9, 2014
Remington said it issued the press release because the company feels it is important that the terms of the proposed economic settlement be accurately described, and it "does not want its customers to be confused or misled."

Cleveland Officers Sue City Saying Non-Black Officers Treated More Harshly for Shooting Black Suspects

December 2, 2014
Officers involved in a 2012 vehicle pursuit and shooting in Cleveland are suing the city and police officials, alleging racial discrimination.

Cleveland Pays $3 Million to Settle Suit Over Deadly Police Chase, Shooting

November 18, 2014
The city agreed to pay $1.5 million each to the families stemming from the settlement of a federal lawsuit. Attorneys will receive 40 percent of each family's settlement, or $600,000. In total, lawyers will take in $1.2 million of the $3 million Cleveland will pay out.

Planned Operations and Dogs

November 4, 2014

Some SWAT teams have become very adept at using non-lethal tools to neutralize the threat presented by dogs. Retired Cleveland SWAT entry team leader Robert O'Brien says that long before the Hells Angels case and its nearly $2 million in settlements his SWAT team always considered the presence of dogs in its planning. O'Brien's tool of choice for getting the dogs out of the way was the fire extinguisher.

Sued for Shooting a Dog

November 4, 2014

Your biggest fear in a dog shooting lawsuit is punitive damages. While compensatory damages are likely to be covered by your employer, punitive damages are probably coming out of your pocket.

Murdered Girl's Dad Sues Police, Says 'Law Enforcement Failed' in Search

October 27, 2014
A 12-year-old New Jersey girl's estate is claiming local police failed to follow the correct procedures in searching for her, therefore "failing" the murder victim and her family.

Man Sues Baltimore PD for $35 Million Over Use of Force

September 16, 2014
A Baltimore City man is seeking $35 million after he says a police officer beat him up on June 15 for no reason at all. More Here.

Maine Couple Arrested for Videoing Officers Sues Portland Officer

September 16, 2014
The lawsuit, brought with the assistance of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine, says that Jill Walker and Sabatino Scattoloni were charged with obstructing government administration on May 25 in downtown Portland.

Seattle Officers Suing City Say New Policies Play Politics with Their Lives

September 2, 2014
In an open revolt, more than 100 Seattle police officers suing to block new use-of-force polices assert that high-level city, police and union officials privately agree with their contention that the court-ordered changes put them and the public in danger.
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