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Category: Court Settlements

California Family Receives $3.4 Million After Deputies Beat Man to Death, Confiscated Cameras from Witnesses

California Family Receives $3.4 Million After Deputies Beat Man to Death, Confiscated Cameras from Witnesses

Despite a coroner's report that determined a man died of heart disease at the exact moment he was being beaten by sheriff's deputies in California, Kern County agreed to a $3.4 million settlement with the man's family this week. The autopsy, however, was always questionable considerin ...
Florida Cops Busted Lying, Beat Man to Pulp Costing $275,000 Legal Settlement

Florida Cops Busted Lying, Beat Man to Pulp Costing $275,000 Legal Settlement

A Florida woman used her still camera to bring two cops to justice, and help her husband collect a $275,000 settlement after having his face bashed by lawmen. A picture is worth a thousand words, and a Florida judge decided it’s worth a whole lot more than that. After being arreste ...
South Carolina Cops Pay Zachary Hammond’s Family $2.15MM Wrongful Death Settlement

South Carolina Cops Pay Zachary Hammond’s Family $2.15MM Wrongful Death Settlement

In a desperate bid to keep the killer cop off the stand, South Carolina cops settled for $2,150,000 with Zachary Hammond's family in their wrongful death lawsuit. Seneca Police Lt. Mark Tiller shot and killed Hammond, then lied about the circumstances, claiming the teen tried to run h ...
New Mexico Police Pay Victim $3MM Settlement, Detective Raped Teenage Girl on Ride-Along, Was HIV Positive

New Mexico Police Pay Victim $3MM Settlement, Detective Raped Teenage Girl on Ride-Along, Was HIV Positive

One Millennial teenager wanted to be a cop, but that dream ended when a New Mexico detective took her for a ride, to give her a taste of police culture. What happens in a ride-along stays in a ride-along. Right? In a terrifying case of sexual misconduct, a New Mexico detective t ...
Massachusetts Man Receives $52,000 Settlement After He was Beaten and Arrested by Cops for Recording

Massachusetts Man Receives $52,000 Settlement After He was Beaten and Arrested by Cops for Recording

PINAC reported back in April of 2013 about Jonas Correia who was arrested in Massachusetts for recording Northampton police arresting alleged "unruly bar patrons" outside of a downtown bar. The city of Northampton has since settled a civil rights claim in the amount of $52,000. Vid ...
WATCH: Detroit Police Shot Man’s Chained Dog in Video, Pay $100,000 Settlement

WATCH: Detroit Police Shot Man’s Chained Dog in Video, Pay $100,000 Settlement

Detroit police shot and killed a man's dog chained up legally at his home for 'no reason', now the deteriorating city's taxpayers will pay the price. The Detroit City Council approved an agreement to settle with Darryl Lindsay, who brought a suit after police shot his dog Babycakes, a ...
NYPD Settles for Nearly $3 Million for Fabricating Charges Against Great-Grandfather to Protect Cop

NYPD Settles for Nearly $3 Million for Fabricating Charges Against Great-Grandfather to Protect Cop

An NYPD cop speeding on his police scooter lost control and ran into an elderly man crossing the street, sending the man flying head over heels and leaving him injured in the street. New York City police officer Thomas Hopper then cited Jose Flores for jaywalking, accusing him of enda ...
Massachusetts Man Awarded $72,500 Settlement After he was Arrested Video Recording Cop Spewing Profanity

Massachusetts Man Awarded $72,500 Settlement After he was Arrested Video Recording Cop Spewing Profanity

A Massachusetts man who was arrested on wiretapping charges for video recording a cop in front of his home yelling profanities into a phone was awarded a $72,500 settlement Monday. George Thompson, a lifelong cook, said he is investing the money into a food truck named Bozo's – in hon ...