Complaint alleges officer arrested and assaulted Plaintiff without probable cause; RTA suspended officer and placed him on probation for "viola[ting] departmental procedures" and "fail[ing] to control the situation that led to an escalation of the incident and a use of force, which may have been avoided."
The Rice family is disturbed by the city's behavior. The callousness, insensitivity, and poor judgment required for the city to send a bill-its own police officers having slain 12-year-old Tamir-is breathtaking. This adds insult to homicide. The Rice family considers this a form of harassment.
Complaint alleges ex-softball coach Karen Linder pressured Lauren Kesterson to keep quiet after she reported that she had been raped; when she reported the coach's behavior, the University failed to follow its own procedures and also allowed the new coach to retaliate against her
Court rejects officers' claim to immunity from suit and orders officers to stand trial for brutalizing 16-year-old Juan Ortiz in 2010, and for their malicious and racist conduct towards the Ortiz family