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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.

Colo. Sheriffs Announce Gun-Rights Lawsuit

May 20, 2013

Colorado sheriffs have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit to overturn a trio of state gun-control laws passed in March. They spoke at a press conference Friday. Read the full story here.

Judge Tosses $120M Lawsuit In LAPD Shooting

May 1, 2013
A federal judge dismissed a $120-million wrongful death lawsuit filed against the LAPD by the family of a 19-year-old shot by officers following a pursuit on the Hollywood (101) Freeway in Woodland Hills.

Police Shooting Ruled Justified in Oakland Lawsuit

April 2, 2013
Officers Eriberto Perez-Angeles and Omar Daza-Quiroz smiled and hugged their attorneys after a jury in U.S. District Court in Oakland, after deliberating for less than a day, ruled that they had not used unreasonable force against Derrick Jones, 37, when they shot and killed him in November 2010.

Video: NYPD Cruiser Rear-Ends Dirt Bike

March 29, 2013
A New York Police Department squad car pursuing two men on an illegal motorcycle accidentally rear-ended the dirt bike, killing one and injuring the second man. That man is now suing the department.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Cop Fractured Woman's Face

March 18, 2013
A woman has accused a Chicago cop of fracturing her face by pressing his fist against her nose for three to five minutes and threatening to "push (her) nose through (her) brain."

Wash. Man Sues City Over K-9 Attack

March 1, 2013
A Lakewood Police Department K-9 and his handler are the subject of a $3 million lawsuit filed Wednesday by Chad Boyles, a Pierce County resident who was mauled while walking in his South Tacoma neighborhood early on the morning of May 7, 2011.

Lawsuit Filed In Ambush of ICE Agents In Mexico

February 13, 2013
The family of a U.S. Customs Enforcement agent killed in a 2011 ambush on a Mexican highway and another agent who survived filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to hold the government and nearly two-dozen other defendants accountable in the attack.

Video: NYPD Sued Over Empire State Building Shooting

January 22, 2013
A North Carolina doctoral student wounded in the Empire State Building shooting sued the NYPD, arguing that officers need better training to deal with such confrontations in the future.

Feds Sue Idaho Sheriff for Firing Wounded Vet

January 7, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Jerome County (Idaho) Sheriff's Office for violating the employment rights of an Iraq War veteran.

Iowa Sergeant Sues Man Who Choked Him

January 7, 2013
Sgt. Brian Krei filed a lawsuit in mid-December against 21-year-old Branden Plummer, who was sentenced to 60 days in jail on Nov. 2. Plummer pleaded guilty in September to willful injury and interference with official acts inflicting bodily injury.

Jury: TASER Not Liable for Suspect's Cardiac Arrest

December 13, 2012
A St. Louis Circuit Court jury has found in favor of TASER International in a product liability lawsuit filed by a man shot by an officer during a domestic call, the company announced.

Calif. City Settles with Teen Explorer In Officer Rape Case

November 26, 2012
A teen explorer who became involved with the Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer who was fatally shot by colleagues received $185,000 to settle the case.
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