Police, The Fourth Amendment, Qualified Immunity

Police flashbang grenade incinerates innocent woman’s calf muscle

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Police* had to pay a million dollars to settle.

Russell was never suspected of criminal activity, nor charged in connection with the incident. She had been visiting the apartment at the time of the raid.

“Bringing these lawsuits stops it from happening to you, to your family,” attorney Bennett said during an interview in his downtown Minneapolis office.


* Technically the City of Minneapolis makes the payment, rather than the police department itself, as is typical in these cases.

Written by Burgers Allday

December 11, 2011 at 6:25 pm

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