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Detroit Bankruptcy Judge Allows Suit Over Slain Officer to Proceed

January 30, 2014
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes lifted the stay order — with conditions — on Tuesday for Deborah Ryan of Canton, who is suing the Detroit Police Department over the 2009 shooting death of her daughter, a police officer.

Loser of Police Force Lawsuit Must Pay Court Costs

January 27, 2014
Elizabeth Evon Nichols, an Occupy Portland protester who was pepper sprayed by a Portland police officer in fall 2011, sued the city for excessive force and lost. Now she must pay the city $7,116 in court costs.

N.M. Officers File Whistle-blower Lawsuit Over Firing, Harassment

January 16, 2014
Two former Los Alamos County police officers and one current officer filed a whistle-blower lawsuit Wednesday in District Court claiming they were retaliated against after reporting concerns over a fellow officer's mental health.

TASER Awarded Permanent Injunction and Judgment Against Karbon Arms for Patent Infringement

January 14, 2014
TASER International today announced that the United States District Court for the District of Delaware entered a final judgment on January 10, 2014 in the patent infringement litigation entitled TASER International v. Karbon Arms, LLC awarding TASER a permanent injunction. The Court's final judgment decreed that Karbon Arms' MPID and MPID-C conducted electrical weapons infringe TASER's U.S. Patent Numbers 6,999,295; 7,782,592 and 7,800,885.

St. Louis Chief Calls for FBI Investigation of Deadly Force Incident

December 19, 2013
in a rare move, Police Chief Sam Dotson has requested that the FBI review his department’s handling of an officer-involved shooting that killed a 25-year-old man.

Oakland Pays Occupy Protesters $693K to Settle Excessive Force Claims

December 12, 2013
The payouts come less than six months after the city approved $2 million in settlements to resolve lawsuits accusing police of mistreating protesters at Occupy and BART demonstrations.

Va. Sheriff's Office Denied Immunity in Standoff Fire Lawsuit

November 11, 2013
The Sullivan County (Va.) Sheriff’s Office’s lost its bid for immunity against being sued for burning down a mobile home during a botched standoff two years ago.

Video: N.M. Man Sues Officers, Agencies, Hospital Over Anal Probes

November 7, 2013
David Eckert was subjected to repeated and humiliating forced medical procedures, including X-rays, digital probes of his anus, three enemas, and a colonoscopy. No narcotics were found.

N.M. Man Sues Officers, Agencies, Hospital Over Anal Probes

November 7, 2013

A Deming, N.M, man is suing several parties, including officers and deputies, over medical procedures that were performed on him in search of narcotics following a traffic stop. Read Full Story Here.

Family Files Suit Over Calif. Airsoft Shooting

November 4, 2013
The claim is a precursor to a civil rights lawsuit that an attorney for the family of Andy Lopez Cruz said would be filed Monday at the U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

Lawsuit Charges LAPD Detective with Ignoring Cold Case Evidence

October 31, 2013
A veteran cold case detective ignored a key piece of evidence in an unsolved slaying, delaying for several years the eventual discovery that Stephanie Lazarus, a Los Angeles police officer, was guilty of the killing, according to allegations in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

N.Y. Sheriffs Won't Enforce Gun-Control Law

September 9, 2013
Several New York sheriffs have come out against the SAFE Act that was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in January. The New York State Sheriffs' Association has joined a lawsuit challenging the gun-control law.

Handcuffed Woman Ejected From Patrol Car

September 4, 2013
A woman who suffered serious injuries when she fell out of a moving LAPD patrol car is suing the agency, claiming the officers were negligent in not securing her.

Judges: Grant Family Suits Against Ex-BART Officers Can Go Forward

July 31, 2013
Several lawsuits against BART police officers over the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant in 2009 can move forward, a three-judge panel ruled Tuesday.

Dog Owner Files Claim Against Police

July 15, 2013
The man whose Rottweiler was shot and killed filed a claim with the city that will likely lead to a lawsuit over the incident. Leon Rosby took the first step toward suing the Hawthorne (Calif.) Police Department for $25,000 in damages.

Colo. Sheriff's Gun-Control Challenge Moves Forward

July 13, 2013
The first salvo in a legal battle to block Colorado's new limits on gun ammunition magazines fizzled Wednesday, but sheriffs, firearm dealers and other opponents still aim to have the law declared unconstitutional.

Milwaukee Police Sued for Illegal Strip Searches

July 11, 2013
Five men sued the Milwaukee Police Department, city, and police chief on Wednesday seeking unspecified damages for illegal rectal and strip searches. The lawsuits follow a widespread criminal investigation into the searches that led to the conviction in July of Michael Vagnini.

Video: Texas Trooper Fired for Roadside Cavity Search

July 8, 2013
A female Texas trooper has been fired and her male partner suspended for a roadside cavity search of two bikini-clad women in Brazoria County.

Knife-Wielding Woman Sues Cops Who Shot Her

June 24, 2013
A Bronx woman has sued the New York Police Department, claiming officers used excessive force when they shot her after she lunged at them with a knife. Joann Clarke claims officers were negligent when they shot her in the leg.

Texas Woman Accuses Cop of Excessive Force

June 17, 2013
Vanessa Aguilar is seeking unspecified damages in a lawsuit that accuses Officer Juan Rangel of grabbing her by the neck, slamming her to the ground and punching her before attempting to place her in handcuffs.
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