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Family of Slain Philly Cop Sues Parole Board

November 13, 2012
The family of a slain Philadelphia Police officer is suing the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, claiming that the death of Moses Walker could have been prevented.

Texas Woman Sues Cops After Breast Implant Burst

November 5, 2012
Rebecca Van Hooser said the officer threw her against her car when he arrested her during a traffic stop in Pantego.

Video: Drunk, Topless Woman Sues Fla. Agency

October 17, 2012
A woman who lost her bikini top after she was arrested for disorderly conduct at a music festival has sued the Leesburg (Fla.) Police Department claiming inhumane treatment by officers.

Family Files Claim for Border Agent Shooting On Car Hood

October 16, 2012
The family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Border Patrol agent after she struck him with her car filed a claim to sue the agency for wrongful death.

'Paranoid' Bank Exec Told Cop He Used Bath Salts

October 15, 2012
After he was badly injured in May by two LAPD officers, top Deutsche Bank executive Brian C. Mulligan alleged that police manufactured a report that painted him as a snarling, thrashing man who told the officers that he'd recently ingested drugs known as "bath salts."

N.Y. Court: Shooting Victim Can Sue Gunmaker

October 9, 2012
A former high school athlete who was shot in 2003 may sue the companies that made and distributed the handgun used in the crime under an appellate court ruling.

Court: Man Can Sue LAPD Over Allegedly Forced Confession

September 24, 2012
A Los Angeles man who spent 19 years in prison for murders he did not commit will be able to sue the LAPD for allegedly coercing his confession, a panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Monday.

Slain Dallas Woman's Family Sues Over 911 Response

September 20, 2012
The family of a woman murdered after calling 911 has sued the Dallas Police Department and the city, claiming the Aug. 19 call was given a lower priority because it came from a lower-income minority neighborhood.

Video: Utah Troopers Sued Over Swallowed Evidence Arrest

September 4, 2012
A Utah private investigator has sued four Utah Highway Patrol troopers, claiming they used excessive force on him at a traffic stop after he swallowed a prescription pill.

Video: Md. Cop, Agency Sued Over OIS

September 4, 2012
The Prince George's County (Md.) Police Department and one of its officers are looking down the barrel of a $10 million lawsuit after video surveillance contradicted an officer's account of a shooting.

N.Y. Cops 'Displayed' Sex Toys, Lawsuit Claims

August 29, 2012
When cops couldn't find a gun in a Bronx man's home, they settled for taking out his mother's sex toys and displaying them around the apartment, the 22-year-old claims in a lawsuit.

Gun Group Sues Honolulu Police Over Facebook Posts

August 23, 2012
A gun-advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit against the Honolulu Police Department, claiming officers infringed their First Amendment rights by deleting posts from the department's Facebook page.

Video: NYPD Cop To Sue Ferrari Driver Over Crushed Foot

August 21, 2012
A New York City police officer plans to sue a reality TV star's boyfriend who drove his Ferrari over the officer's foot while he was issuing a citation to the man.

Teen Explorer Sues Agency, Officer's Widow

August 15, 2012
A teenage girl who was in a sexual relationship with a Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer has sued the city over alleged negligence in operating a police department youth program.

Attorney: 'Arrogant Action' By Deputies To Cost County Millions

August 13, 2012
The attorney representing the family of a man who was fatally shot by Lake County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputies after he pointed a gun at them said the shooting will cost county taxpayers millions.

Mother Sues SF Police Over Son's Death

August 7, 2012
The mother of a Washington state parolee who accidentally shot himself to death during a gunfight with San Francisco police last year has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city.

Video: Wild N.J. Pursuit Triggers $17M Lawsuit

August 3, 2012
A wild police chase on the streets of New Jersey is now taking center stage in a lawsuit filed against Bergen County. It's the officers' actions that are the subject of an investigation.

NYC Won't Defend Sued Officer

August 3, 2012
New York City has distanced itself from a high-ranking police official accused of firing pepper spray at Occupy Wall Street protesters, taking the unusual step of declining to defend him in a civil lawsuit over the incident.

TASER Wins Appeal On Lawsuit's Dismissal

July 11, 2012
A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against TASER that claimed the company was legally required to inform its customers that multiple TASER shots could result in death.

Kelly Thomas' Father Sues Fullerton, Officers

July 5, 2012
The father of the homeless man who was fatally beaten by Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and six officers on the anniversary of his son's death.
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