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CASE ENTRY

Humphrey v. Friar

Millington, Tenn. reserve police officer holds himself out as a grandfather figure, befriends families, sexually abuses the children. (He’s sentenced to 26 years in prison.) Parents of four of the victims sue the city, three of its chiefs of police, and three of its mayors—they should’ve done more to prevent this. Sixth Circuit: Claims against two of the chiefs of police can go forward, as they allegedly received multiple reports of the officer’s gross behavior and didn’t do anything about it.


Tags: 2020, 42 USC 1983, Police, Sixth Circuit

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