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Charlotte Reaches Settlement with Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting
October 8, 2015
Kerrick was tried earlier this year on a voluntary manslaughter charge, but a jury was unable to reach a verdict. Prosecutors then decided to drop the charge rather than try the case again.
Freddie Gray Settlement "Obscene," Police Union Chief Says
September 10, 2015
A $6.4 million settlement for the family of Freddie Gray was formally approved Wednesday by a Baltimore financial board despite complaints from the police union president that the deal was "obscene."
Baltimore to Pay Freddie Gray's Family $6.4 Million Settlement
September 8, 2015
Baltimore plans to pay Freddie Gray's family $6.4 million as a settlement for civil claims in his arrest and death.
Occupy Protester Gets $50K Settlement for Pepper Spraying by NYPD Officer
July 21, 2015
An NYPD deputy inspector's notorious pepper-spraying of Occupy Wall Street protesters in 2011 has resulted in an additional $50,001 settlement.
$650,000 Settlement Reached in Beating by California Deputies
April 21, 2015
The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has agreed to pay $650,000 to a man who was punched and kicked by a group of San Bernardino County, Calif., deputies following a pursuit on horseback.
Motorist Shot by S.C. Trooper Gets Nearly $300,000 Settlement
February 3, 2015
A Columbia, S.C., motorist shot late last summer by an ex-Highway Patrol trooper in a confrontation that drew national attention has received a nearly $300,000 settlement from the state of South Carolina.
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.
Woman Gets $1.5 Million from California Highway Patrol, Trooper Resigns
September 25, 2014
A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement reached Wednesday night, and the officer has agreed to resign. More Here.
Video: Woman Gets $1.5 Million from California Highway Patrol, Trooper Resigns
September 25, 2014
A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement reached Wednesday night, and the officer has agreed to resign.
2 Shot By LAPD In Dorner Manhunt Get $4.2 Million
April 23, 2013
The city of Los Angeles has agreed to a $4.2 million settlement with the two newspaper delivery women who were injured when LAPD officers opened fire on them during the Chris Dorner manhunt.
2 Colo. Agencies Settle Deaf-Subject Complaints with DOJ
March 21, 2013
The Arapahoe (Colo.) County Sheriff's Office and Englewood Police Department agreed to better accommodate deaf subjects to settle legal action brought by the Department of Justice.
N.J. State Police Pay $135K to Man Arrested Over $129 Bill
February 1, 2013
The New Jersey State Police agreed to pay $135,000 to a Mount Laurel man whom they arrested in 2007 because of a disputed bill for $129.44 from an auto mechanic.
Anaheim Pays $1.55M In Justified Police Shooting
October 30, 2012
The city of Anaheim agreed to pay $1.55 million to the family of a man fatally shot by police in 2008 even though the officer was exonerated.
Video: Md. County Pays $3.6M Settlement In Police Assault Case
October 23, 2012
Prince George's County, Md., has agreed to pay $3.6 million to 10 students who claimed they were assaulted or wrongfully arrested during post-game rioting on the University of Maryland campus in 2010.
UC Davis Settles for $1M Over Pepper Spraying
September 27, 2012
The university will pay $1 million as part of the settlement. This includes a total of $730,000 to the named plaintiffs and others who were arrested or pepper-sprayed on Nov. 18. It will also include up to $250,000 in costs and attorney fees.
Pepper-Sprayed UC Davis Students to Receive Settlement
September 17, 2012
The University of California Regents approved an undisclosed settlement for the 21 UC Davis students and alumni who received a point-blank pepper-spraying from campus police in November 2011.
Anchorage Pays $5.5M To Cop's Rape Victims
September 5, 2012
The city of Anchorage has paid more than $5.5 million to settle 11 lawsuits that stemmed from the actions of convicted rapist and disgraced Anchorage Police Officer Anthony Rollins.
Atlanta Pays $250K To HIV Positive Cop Applicant
August 22, 2012
The city of Atlanta has agreed to pay $250,000 to a police applicant who claimed he wasn't hired because he tested HIV positive during medical screening.
Mo. Agency Shifts From Holding Cells
July 31, 2012
The Columbia (Mo.) Police Department will soon begin taking more than half of suspects under arrest to the Boone County Jail instead of the police department. The move is in response to an August incident when former Officer Rob Sanders shoved an inmate in a holding cell.
$6.6M Paid To Settle LAPD Crash Death
July 2, 2012
The Los Angeles City Council has agreed to pay $6.6 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from a fatal crash involving a speeding Los Angeles Police Department officer.
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