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He's suing the police for false arrest.
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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.
Two years ago, the family was awarded nearly $6 million in lawsuits for false arrest.
That civilian panel reviews citizen complaints against the police department alleging excessive force, abusive language, harassment, false arrest and false imprisonment.
His suit, filed in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, seeks unspecified damages and claims assault and battery, false arrest, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
The Lockharts successfully sued the sheriff for false arrest.
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: an arrest that is not legally justified
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