$15M verdict in police shooting of unarmed black man heading to mediation

$15M verdict in police shooting of unarmed black man heading to mediation

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/15m-verdict-in-police-shooting-of-unarmed-black-man-heading-to-arbitration/“Defendants were saddled with the impossible burden of defending not only this case, but also the ubiquitous but unsubstantiated narratives that police are allegedly targeting African-Americans for excessive force,” he wrote.

“It is apparent that the …

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3 police shootings weren’t caught on body cams. This is why, cops say

http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2017/09/3_police_shootings_werent_caught_on_body_cams_this.htmlAuthorities say Derry was the aggressor, and pulled a gun during a foot pursuit.

Derry, who also plans to sue the department, says the police used excessive force and officers never found a gun because he did not have one.

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Man Claims Police Used Excessive Force During His Arrest

http://fox40.com/2017/09/13/man-claims-citrus-heights-police-used-excessive-force-during-his-arrest/CITRUS HEIGHTS
The fence is still locked in front of the boarded up, three-story house where an electrical fire burned everything back in June.

“All’s I can remember yelling is this is my mom’s house, this is my mom’s house,” said Dryw Westerman.

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DOJ Changes Excessive Force Program

http://www.newsweek.com/sessions-shockley-doj-obama-666244Attorney General Jeff Sessions just got his wish to rollback agreements made between the Department of Justice civil rights division and local police departments to combat excessive police force under former President Barack Obama.

The Department of …

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Video Of Alleged Excessive Force On Carjacking Suspect Released In Trial Of Baltimore Co. Officer

http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/09/12/police-officer-video-kicking-suspect/The scene was caught on camera by a Baltimore City police helicopter, which captured the alleged use of excessive force on video, as it circled over the scene as backup.

The next day, City Police alerted County Police to Spivey’s on-camera kicking. It …

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