Category: Court Settlements

Washington Cops Settle Suit for Tasering, Siccing Dog on Non-Resisting Man

Washington Cops Settle Suit for Tasering, Siccing Dog on Non-Resisting Man

The city of Tukwila in Washington agreed to settle a lawsuit for $100,000 plus attorney's fee after officers punched a restrained man in the face and head, shocking him with taser darts and then siccing a police dog on him in what the department calls "pain compliance" – a use of force t ...
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 ...