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He's suing the police for false arrest.
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Also, two other people in the Hartford, Conn., area filed suits alleging Stabile committed battery and made a false arrest as a police officer before he was hired by Hollywood in 2006.
Beck had spent several years in CRASH, the infamous anti-gang unit that tarnished the Rampart name in a scandal involving more than a dozen officers and allegations of improper shootings, evidence planting and false arrests.
The lawsuit names Mulligan, who is white, and the department and seeks unspecified damages for allegations of false arrest and excessive and unnecessary force.
Then, after the first phase of the trial-- in which the deputy was found guilty of unreasonable detainment, false arrest, excessive force, denial of medical care and negligence -- the county made an offer of $6 million.
The couple filed a civil lawsuit against Perry in U.S. District Court on April 11 seeking monetary damages, accusing Perry of excessive force and false arrest.
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.
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: an arrest that is not legally justified
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