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Slain Police Chief's Widow Sues Fugitive's Wife, Son

June 2, 2017
The widow of a Pennsylvania police chief slain in 1980 is suing the wife of the FBI fugitive in the case, saying she may have helped hide the suspect from authorities a decade or more after the shooting.

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Deputies in Excessive Force Case

May 30, 2017
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that an appeals court had used the wrong standard in sustaining a $4 million judgment against two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.

Black Lives Matter Activist Sues LAPD for $4 Million

May 11, 2017
The suit, filed this week, alleges that Akili was falsely imprisoned, unjustly assaulted, arrested without probable cause and subject to lies "concocted" by police at the highest levels of the department, and "outrageous conduct" that caused him emotional distress.

Video: Denver Paying Family of Teen Killed in Police Shooting Close to $1 Million

April 14, 2017
Hernandez was behind the wheel of a stolen car when she was shot and killed by Denver Police in 2015. Investigators said she was driving the car toward two officers, who opened fire.

Denver Paying Family of Teen Killed in Police Shooting Close to $1 Million

April 14, 2017
Hernandez was behind the wheel of a stolen car when she was shot and killed by Denver Police in 2015. Investigators said she was driving the car toward two officers, who opened fire.

Family of Cop Killer who was Killed by NY Officer Sues Agency

April 10, 2017
The family of a man killed by a Johnson City (NY) Police officer after shooting and killing another officer is suing Binghamton and Johnson City, alleging that officers didn't follow police protocol when they responded to the incident and purposefully suppressed information after the fact.

Video: Family of Cop Killer who was Killed by NY Officer Sues Agency

April 10, 2017
The family of a man killed by a Johnson City (NY) Police officer after shooting and killing another officer is suing Binghamton and Johnson City, alleging that officers didn't follow police protocol when they responded to the incident and purposefully suppressed information after the fact.

The Liability Plague

April 7, 2017

With the money they lose to lawsuits law enforcement agencies could hire more officers, field better equipment, and offer more comprehensive training.

Video: Oklahoma Officer Suing Taco Bell, Claims Tainted Meal Caused Severe Burns

April 5, 2017
"The problem is the pepper that was put on there was to an extent that it caused severe burning and blistering in his mouth," said Brian Dell, Byrne's attorney.

Oklahoma Officer Suing Taco Bell, Claims Tainted Meal Caused Severe Burns

April 5, 2017
"The problem is the pepper that was put on there was to an extent that it caused severe burning and blistering in his mouth," said Brian Dell, Byrne's attorney.

Attorneys for BLM Activist Try to Get Officer’s Lawsuit Dismissed

March 28, 2017
An attorney for Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson urged a federal judge Monday to dismiss a lawsuit by an unnamed Baton Rouge police officer who claims he was injured during a protest four days after the deadly police shooting of Alton Sterling in the city.

Man Awarded $25 Million for Wrongful Conviction Used Money to Lead Street Gang

March 10, 2017
A judge has sentenced a Chicago man, who won a $25 million award in 2012 for a wrongful murder conviction only to spend it on rebuilding his Simon City Royals street gang, to nine years and two months in prison.

Video: Man Awarded $25 Million for Wrongful Conviction Used Money to Lead Street Gang

March 10, 2017
A judge has sentenced a Chicago man, who won a $25 million award in 2012 for a wrongful murder conviction only to spend it on rebuilding his Simon City Royals street gang, to nine years and two months in prison.

Jury Awards LAPD Detective $1.5 Million in Retaliation Case

March 7, 2017
Jamie McBride, an outspoken leader of the union that represents Los Angeles Police Department officers, won $1.5 million Monday in a lawsuit alleging that his supervisors retaliated against him.

Video: ACLU Sues Milwaukee Alleging Police “Stop and Frisk” Tactics

February 23, 2017
The Milwaukee Police Department is in the sights of the American Civil Liberties Union in Wisconsin which has filed a lawsuit over who officers stop and why.

ACLU Sues Milwaukee Alleging Police “Stop and Frisk” Tactics

February 23, 2017
The Milwaukee Police Department is in the sights of the American Civil Liberties Union in Wisconsin which has filed a lawsuit over who officers stop and why.

Burglar Shot in Butt by NYPD Officer Claims PTSD, Sues for $10 Million

February 13, 2017
A burglary suspect shot in the rear end by NYPD officers who caught him inside a Queens home claims he is the victim — and wants $10 million for PTSD.

Los Angeles Pays $1.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Justified Police Shooting

February 9, 2017
The Los Angeles city council approved a $1.5 million payment Wednesday to settle a lawsuit filed by the parents of Ezell Ford over his fatal shooting by police in South Los Angeles.

WA Officer Sues City Over Mayor's Comments After OIS

February 6, 2017
A Wapato, WA, police officer has filed a $1.5 million claim against the city for “divisive and inflammatory” comments its mayor posted on social media in the aftermath of a July officer-involved fatal shooting.

Federal Marshals Seize Personal Property of FL Officer Over $22.4 Million Shooting Verdict

January 12, 2017
Federal marshals have seized the car, furniture and other belongings of a Palm Beach County sheriff's sergeant who was found liable by a jury for shooting an unarmed man, leaving him paralyzed.
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