Category: Lawsuits

San Diego Cop who Lied About Shooting Unarmed Homeless Man, then Cleared, was Never Interviewed by Internal Affairs

San Diego Cop who Lied About Shooting Unarmed Homeless Man, then Cleared, was Never Interviewed by Internal Affairs

A San Diego cop who was allowed to change his story after he watched surveillance footage that captured him fatally shooting an unarmed, mentally ill homeless man in an alley was never interviewed by internal affairs investigators. Nor did the California cop have to answer to any supe ...
WITNESS: Baltimore Cop Got Frustrated And Killed Korryn Gaines, It Wasn’t Self-Defense

WITNESS: Baltimore Cop Got Frustrated And Killed Korryn Gaines, It Wasn’t Self-Defense

A surprising eye witness saw the armed standoff that led to a Baltimore cop killing the young mother, Korryn Gaines last month in front of her child. Now, her family is suing the Balitmore County Police & Fire Department for wrongful death. Gaines' death drew worldwide attentio ...
Dallas Transit Police Sued For Wrongful Arrest of PINAC Reporter in Rosa Parks Plaza (UPDATED)

Dallas Transit Police Sued For Wrongful Arrest of PINAC Reporter in Rosa Parks Plaza (UPDATED)

Update: We have the complete audio of the incident below. Dallas Transit Police wrongly arrested a Texas man for taking photos in Rosa Parks Plaza near the city's downtown bus station, now they're facing a serious civil rights lawsuit, which you can see below. "DART's investigation ...
Massachusetts Police Denied Teen Epilepsy Medication, Causing Life-Threatening Seizures, Suit Alleges

Massachusetts Police Denied Teen Epilepsy Medication, Causing Life-Threatening Seizures, Suit Alleges

Two Massachusetts police officers denied a teenager access to his anti-seizure medication, causing him to experience “a potentially life-threatening series of seizures that required hospitalization,” according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Wednesday. On June 4, 2014, Joshua Sampson, ...
Indiana Jury Awards Man $1 After Cops Enter Home Without Warrant to Unlawfully Arrest Him in Mistaken Identity Case

Indiana Jury Awards Man $1 After Cops Enter Home Without Warrant to Unlawfully Arrest Him in Mistaken Identity Case

It was 2012 when Indiana police entered a home without a warrant and shook awake a sleeping 18-year-old high school student, punching him six times, then tasering him before dragging him outside and stuffing him into a patrol car. Handcuffed in the back of the car, DeShawn Franklin de ...
Alabama Man Sues Cops for Snatching Camera, Telling Him, “I Don’t Care About Your First Amendment Rights”

Alabama Man Sues Cops for Snatching Camera, Telling Him, “I Don’t Care About Your First Amendment Rights”

Keith "Bama Camera" Golden filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Alabama cop who snatched his camera from his hands as he recorded a police station from public, telling him, "I don't care about your First Amendment rights." The suit accuses Wetumpka police officer Charles Shannon and P ...
South Carolina Sheriff’s Department Sued by ACLU, Settles with USDOJ, for Forcing Students into “School-to-Prison” Pipeline

South Carolina Sheriff’s Department Sued by ACLU, Settles with USDOJ, for Forcing Students into “School-to-Prison” Pipeline

South Carolina school resource officers arrest more than 1,200 students a year – some as young as seven and most of them black – on the questionable charge of "disturbing schools," prompting the ACLU to file a lawsuit last week. The lawsuit was filed the day after the Richland County ...