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Waller v. City of Denver

Denver police officer grabs pretrial detainee in courtroom, bashes his head into the wall for no reason. (Here’s the video.) Detainee wins $50k in suit against the officer. Tenth Circuit: But the detainee hasn’t pleaded viable claims against the city of Denver itself. Those claims are dismissed.


Tags: 2019, Excessive Force, Police, Tenth Circuit

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