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Woman Gets $1.5 Million from California Highway Patrol, Trooper Resigns


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.

September 25, 2014
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Really? @ 9/25/2014 2:31 PM

So how much will she actually get? I am sure the lawyers will get most of it.

jon @ 9/25/2014 2:54 PM

He wouldn't be beating her like that if she were armed...we need more armed citizens to defend ourselves against ALL types of criminals & thugs.

Gene @ 9/25/2014 4:21 PM

Yes, jon, that would have solved everything.
She would have been shot when she drew the gun.
I was a Sgt. with the state of Florida and I resigned
because a 4th to a 3rd of officers hired were
worthless, as the officer in the video appears to be.

Jacob @ 9/25/2014 5:24 PM

This wasn't an act of aggression, but the are certain positions that allow limited response. Some expect 'discussion' although it's obvious when Law Enforcement is necessary. There have been times when someone will not Respect Badge, if you've seen the FULL-VIDEO, she's actually ignoring the officer, while continuting to walk away.

steve @ 9/25/2014 7:02 PM

Titto Ortiz videoed using thee old 'ground & pound' in public on a defenseless old lady says He is now ready to get back into the UFC

Captain @ 9/26/2014 11:11 AM

to the members that are not LEO, you have to realize it takes time to conduct an IA investigation. We try to get it right and rid our ranks of these kind of personnel. (I won't even call them cops) It leaves a black eye to all who have served honorable. God bless the peace keepers

Dp dave johnson @ 3/25/2015 12:05 AM

The officer should have left her to get hit by another vehicle as she ignored his orders to get off the fwy. Otherwise I see no problem with his actions. She was attacking him. He should have not resigned and should have fought any discipline that was politically and racially motivated against the officer by the black community.

lee money @ 3/31/2015 10:59 AM

come on people when a police officer tells you to do something do it!
it is your duty as a law biding citizen to obey his or her lawful command
oh that is if your law abiding think of all the crap those police officers have to put up with? (law biding adjective obedient to the laws of society) get with it people it you do the cities and towns we live in will be much better places.

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