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Article • September 1, 2017
Filed under: Police Misconduct
Idaho Sheriff Guilty of Misuse of Public Funds by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis Blaire Olsen, the former Sheriff of Jefferson County, Idaho, was found guilty of three counts of misuse of public funds after a 2015 jury trial. He was sentenced to three years of probation, and fired. On ...
Article • August 30, 2017 • from PLN September, 2017
Oregon Prosecutors and Cops Bully Parole Board into Improperly Rescinding Parole; Court Orders Release by The Oregon Court of Appeals held last year that a prisoner’s release date had been improperly rescinded due to a public outcry, contrary to state law. Oregon prisoner Sidney Dean Porter was sentenced to life ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Policing for Profit: Law Enforcement Agencies Abuse Civil Asset Forfeiture by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke While crime may not pay, policing can be very profitable when law enforcement agencies are allowed to seize assets not only from criminals but also people merely suspected of breaking the law. No criminal ...
Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Suicide at Texas Jail Results in Firings, Lawsuit, Investigation and Legislation by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke On July 10, 2015, Sandra Bland was stopped while driving in Prairie View, Texas. The 28-year-old Illinois native was in the process of moving to Waller County when she was stopped by Texas ...
Publication • July 27, 2017
ACLU Connecticut - Earning Trust, 2017 EARNING TRUST Addressing police misconduct complaints in Connecticut Earning Trust Addressing police misconduct complaints in Connecticut A report of the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut Credits The research for this report was conducted by Lillian McKenzie and Rachel Spears under the guidance and ...
Brief • July 14, 2017
Ferguson v. Short, MO, Judgment, Wrongful Conviction, 2017 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI RYAN FERGUSON, Plaintiff, v. ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 14-04062-CV-C-NKL ) JOHN SHORT, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE ___ Jury Verdict. This ...
National Police Accountability Project - CLE Seminar Brochure, DC, 2017 Name:_____________________________________ Firm: _____________________________________ Address:___________________________________ City:_______________ State:___ Zip:___________ Phone:_____________ E-mail_________________ Please bill my: [ ] Visa [ ] MC [ ] Discover Card #_____________________________________ Expiration Date: _____________________________ CVV Code: ______________________________ Signature: __________________________________ [ ] Check enclosed (Please make check payable to: ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Former LA County Sheriff to Serve Three Years in Prison by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced on May 12, 2017 to three years in federal prison for lying to federal officials investigating allegations of corruption, physical abuse, bribery and misconduct in ...
Brief • 2017
Childress v. Thornsbury, WV, Settlement, Police Misconduct, 2017 RELEASEANDSETTLEMENTAGREEMENT KNOW ALL :MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That I, ALBERT W. CHILDRESS ill, for and in consideration of the total sum of NINETY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($90,000.00) the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, do for myself and ...
Brief • May 30, 2017
Waller v. City and County of Denver, CO, Complaint, Excessive Force Slammed Against Wall, 2014 Case 1:14-cv-02109 Document 1 Filed 07/30/14 USDC Colorado Page 1 of 53 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Case No. ANTHONY WALLER, Plaintiff, v. CITY and COUNTY of DENVER, ...
Brief • May 22, 2017
Fields v. City of Philadelphia, PA, Amicus Brief, False Arrest Video On-Duty Police, 2016 Case: 16-1651 Document: 003112450483 Page: 1 Date Filed: 10/31/2016 Nos. 16-1651 (lead), 16-1650 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT _________________ AMANDA GERACI, Plaintiff-Appellant v. CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, et al., Defendants-Appellees _________________ ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Marom v. City of New York, NY, Order on Reconsideration, Police Misconduct and Overdetention, 2016 Case 1:15-cv-02017-PKC-SN Document 66 Filed 07/29/16 Page 1 of 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -----------------------------------------------------------x YOTAM MAROM, MIRIAM ROCEK, and DON FITGERALD, Plaintiffs, -against- 15-cv-2017 (PKC) MEMORANDUM AND ORDER ON ...
Fields v. City of Chicago, IL, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Conviction, 2010 Case: 1:10-cv-01168 Document #: 105 Filed: 10/27/10 Page 1 of 37 PageID #:646 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION NATHSON E. FIELDS, Plaintiff, ) ) ) v. ) ) CITY OF CHICAGO; ) COUNTY OF ...
Fields v. City of Chicago, IL, Verdict 2, Wrongful Conviction, 2014 VERDICT FORM - Fields v. O'Callaghan, Case No. 10 C 1168 We, the jury, award the plaintiff, Nathson Fields, compensatory damages in the amountof$ f!J oo~, oo ~~ ~W~ d~~ We, the jury, award the plaintiff, Nathson Fields, punitive ...
Fields v. City of Chicago, IL, Verdict, Wrongful Conviction, 2014 VERDICT FORM - Fields v. City of Chicago, et al., Case No. 10 C 1168 We, the jury, find as follows on the claims of the plaintiff, Nathson Fields, against the defendants, the City of Chicago, David O'Callaghan, Joseph Murphy, ...
Brief • April 27, 2017
Patrick v. City of Chicago, IL, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Conviction False Confessions, 2015 Case: 1:14-cv-03658 Document #: 92 Filed: 05/14/15 Page 1 of 38 PageID #:662 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION DEON PATRICK, Plaintiff, v. CITY OF CHICAGO, ANTHONY VILLARDITA (# ...
Brief • April 27, 2017
Patrick v. City of Chicago, IL, Judgment, Wrongful Conviction False Confessions, 2017 Case: 1:14-cv-03658 Document ILND 450 (Rev. 10/13) Judgment in a Civil Action #: 365 Filed: 04/12/17 Page 1 of 2 PageID #:11230 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS Deon Patrick, Plaintiff(s), Case ...
Brief • April 10, 2017
Davis and Northrop v. Clark County, WA, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Incarceration, 2013 Case 3:12-cv-05765-RJB Document 22 Filed 06/07/13 Page 1 of 24 1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT TACOMA 7 8 9 LARRY DAVIS individually, and ALAN NORTHROP individually, v. 11 ...
Article • April 3, 2017
Detroit's Hidden Crack Casualties by Aaron Miguel CantĂș by Aaron Miguel Cantú, The Intercept Clara Hill is certain the boys didn’t kill anybody. She has known since she was 14 years old – almost three decades ago. But when she tried to tell police the truth, she says, they hurt ...
Article • March 28, 2017
Jon Burge, Torturer of Over 100 Black Men, Is Out of Prison After Less Than Four Years by Flint Taylor Chicago’s notorious former police commander is released from prison. A human rights lawyer representing police torture victims responds. by Flint Taylor, In These Times Today, former Chicago police commander Jon Burge, ...
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