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He's suing the police for false arrest.
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The lawsuit charges numerous counts including civil rights violations, false arrest and imprisonment, malicious prosecution, negligence and defamation.
Clavette, the officer who initiated the traffic stop of the private school art teacher, is also accused of false arrest and an additional count of violating Love’s civil rights.
Similarly, in three dozen false arrest lawsuits, Americans caught in the ICE dragnet alleged that officers took them into custody on the basis of cursory computer searches.
Leonetti alleged false arrest, malicious prosecution and denial of his constitutional rights in the suit, which was first filed in Clackamas County Circuit Court but was transferred to U.S. District Court the next month.
Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union sued the Palmer Police Department on Thursday, saying three officers made a false arrest by holding a man behind bars solely because of his immigration status.
The lawsuit names Mulligan, who is white, and the department and seeks unspecified damages for allegations of false arrest and excessive and unnecessary force.
The couple has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit accusing the Vallejo police department of defamation, false arrest and false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
The technology means the chance of a false arrest is greatly diminished, Blazer said, due to the amount of data available today in the on-board computers.
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: an arrest that is not legally justified
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