Sunday, August 31, 2014

Lawsuit claims $40 million in damages for injuries caused by police in Ferguson, Missouri

CNN is reporting that last Thursday five individuals arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, filed a lawsuit against Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, Ferguson officer Justin Cosma, several unnamed officers and the city and county governments asking compensation for injuries caused by the police during the recent events in Ferguson.  The complaint includes claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence, assault and battery.  The CNN article has more details.

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