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Erick Wallace’s federal civil rights lawsuit joins a long line of litigation and misconduct allegations against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Feb 11, 2020
A civil suit claims that an officer who shot a 46-year-old stagehand in Midtown Manhattan should have de-escalated the encounter.
Feb 07, 2020
According to a complaint, police in Oak Lawn, a suburb of Chicago, subjected Tylus Allen Jr. to invasive searches, all of which turned up nothing.
Dec 19, 2019
Guards at the Mark Stiles Unit in Beaumont are alleged to have led the victim to a hallway where there were no security cameras.
, Roxanna Asgarian
Dec 17, 2019
The suit is the latest of at least three complaints filed against the Portage County Jail this year.
Dawn R. Wolfe
Dec 16, 2019
Officers at the Cuyahoga County Jail in Ohio are accused of pepper-spraying and assaulting a man for merely asking about his release date.
Dec 12, 2019
Amir H. Ali, Emily Clark
Jun 20, 2019
With Appeal contributors Amir H. Ali and Emily Clark of the MacArthur Justice Center
Adam H. Johnson