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Prince George’s settles excessive-force suit

A Hyattsville man who claimed he was beaten by three Prince George’s police officers in 2008 has reached an out-of-court settlement of his $20 million federal civil rights lawsuit against the county. Cody Denard Beasley claimed he suffered permanent nerve ...

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City settles police misconduct suit for $30K

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates approved a $30,000 payment to settle an excessive force lawsuit filed by a 33-year-old city man who claimed he was beaten and jailed by police after he called in a domestic abuse complaint. The board approved ...

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Baltimore to pay $115K for 2 arrests

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is poised to approve a $100,000 payment to a 65-year-old man who alleged he was badly beaten outside his Govans home two years ago by plainclothes police officers who suspected he was rolling a joint. The ...

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Man attacked, arrested wins $36K verdict

A jury in federal court in Greenbelt has awarded $36,000 to a man who claimed police officers attacked and arrested him outside a Prince George’s nightclub without provocation. The jury found that Officer Lavance Lowery deprived MarQus L. Stevenson of ...

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