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irisblue

(33,212 posts)
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 08:35 AM Apr 2024

Columbus police settlements are common and costly

source-https://www.axios.com/local/columbus/2024/04/03/police-settlements-shootings-ohio?fbclid=PAAaZzqsxRDCWb8lMZG50NrC7nk3abpxkXQ6K4klocB_i9oh2OvrQjljO6fpI

snip-"Columbus paid out over $21.5 million between 2018-2023 to settle complaints against the Division of Police, an Axios investigation finds.

Why it matters: Taxpayers regularly foot the bill for alleged police misconduct like wrongful shootings and discrimination claims."


snip-"Numerous settlements involved excessive use of force complaints, including $5.75 million given to those who were pepper sprayed and hit with wooden baton rounds during the 2020 racial justice protests."

snip-"Follow the money: Columbus does not have police liability insurance, so settlements are paid out from the city's $1.2 billion general fund, which comes primarily through income and property taxes."


more there.


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Columbus police settlements are common and costly (Original Post) irisblue Apr 2024 OP
Shitstains plan to indemnify Police across the country should he win will be heartily NoMoreRepugs Apr 2024 #1

NoMoreRepugs

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1. Shitstains plan to indemnify Police across the country should he win will be heartily
Fri Apr 5, 2024, 09:00 AM
Apr 2024

endorsed by red states IMO.

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