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2 LAPD Officers Win $8.6 Million in Suit Over Retaliation

A jury has awarded two Los Angeles Police Department bloodhound handlers more than $4 million each for the reprisals they faced after reporting that a supervisor was sexually harassing their female colleague.

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Former Iowa Officer Files Suit Over Alleged Rights Violations

An officer formerly with the West Union (IA) Police Department has filed suit over allegations that she was fired after she filed sexual harassment claims.

Officer Injured in Alton Sterling Protest Can Sue Organizer

An officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department who was injured during a protest over the fatal officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016 may pursue a negligence claim in court against the protest organizer, a federal appeals court ruled.

Oregon County Gives Employee $100K to Settle Lawsuit Over "Blue Lives Matter" Flag

Guion-Pledgure complained to supervisors in late 2017 and early 2018 and voiced her objections about the flag with the Multnomah County chief operating officer in April 2018, according to the complaint.

Inmate Sues San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Over Lack of Seat Belts

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office is in the spotlight after an inmate filed a claim against the city for its lack of seat belts in some prisoner transport vehicles.

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Ex-Sheriff Scott Israel

A Judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by suspended Broward County, FL, Sheriff Scott Israel, finding that Republican Governor Ron DeSantis acted within appropriate authority when he removed the Israel from command of that agency.

Former Canadian Officer Wins PTSD Court Battle Over Exposure to Child Porn

A former law enforcement officer who had been diagnosed with PTSD after "overwhelming" exposure to child pornography while working on child sex abuse cases has won his court battle against the federal and provincial governments.

Former California Police Chief Awarded $7 Million in Gender Discrimination Suit

The suit alleges Lili Hadsell, chief of police from 2008 to 2013, was subjected to prejudicial treatment that ultimately led to her firing. It also accuses the department of promoting Hadsell to the position as a form of “tokenism” as the city “paraded her around as a prop to celebrate themselves for having a female police chief.”

PA State Police Sued for Killing Drug Suspect with Bulldozer

Pennsylvania State Police are being sued by the family of a drug suspect who was killed when he was run over by a bulldozer used by a trooper during a 2018 pursuit and search on public land.

Former Cincy Assistant Chief Sues City Council Member for Calling Him "Racist"

A Cincinnati City Council member was hit with a defamation lawsuit Friday for calling a former police official a “racist” in a text.