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P.O.E.T.I.C. :Los Angeles County Sheriff Paid Out $51 MILLION In Lawsuits!

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Published on Jan 25, 2018

Los Angeles County Pays Staggering Amount in Sheriff’s Department Lawsuits. Los Angeles County paid out almost $51 million over its Sheriff’s Department in 2016. Making use of data provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, an LA Times report published Sunday drew a bleak conclusion about a troubling trend. Since 2011, the County has been paying an increasing amount of money to plaintiffs who claim to have been victimized or profiled by law enforcement. Six years ago, the County shelled out $5.6 million in settlements. By 2012 that number had risen to $15 million, followed by $30.9 million in 2014. By the time Donald Trump had displaced Hillary Clinton and clinched the general election, Los Angeles was on the hook for $50.9 million in settlements – ten times what the courts had ordered at the beginning of the decade. The cases being brought against the Sheriff’s Department vary predictably in their scope and severity. Richard Winston of the LA Times listed a series of disturbing incidents in his April article: $6 million to a woman who had been raped by a deputy during a traffic stop. $7 million following a flurry of lawsuits filed in the wake of two hostages who had been shot – one of whom died, the other of whom was critically injured – by deputies in West Hollywood. Winston writes, “The judgments and settlements often involved allegations of serious misconduct against law enforcement officers, including sexual assault, excessive force, shooting unarmed subjects and wrongful imprisonment.” He adds that a handful of large and highly publicized cases with large payouts contributed to the County’s staggering settlement bill. Many pieces of litigation which were settled in 2016 had origins in incidents which took place years ago, meaning the settlements shouldn’t be taken as a total indictment of the Sheriff’s Department as it operates today. The County Counsel itself has provided figures which amounted to almost $132 million in costs for settlements and attorneys’ fees in 2016. The Sheriff’s Department’s legal woes account for just under half the total amount. Witness LA writer Taylor Walker points out in another April article that 12 out of the 18 County’s settlements of $1 million or more were the result of complaints against the Sheriff’s Department. Legal experts employed by Los Angeles suspect several different factors are contributing to the rising cost of placating victims of law enforcement. Jurors, according to Winston, are less likely to “give law enforcement the benefit of the doubt.” They’re also more likely to award larger settlements to plaintiffs whose cases are deemed credible. “The social climate of today has had an important impact on trials and outcomes,” said Steven E. Estabrook, the litigation cost manager for Los Angeles County’s counsel office. “Higher awards and higher costs are getting more common.” 2016 has both jokingly and somewhat seriously been termed a “terrible year.” Publications like Slate and The Telegraph even put together statistics and crunched numbers to see how it stacked up to other infamous dates, from the Black Death in 1348 to mass riots in the wake of World War I. Americans from all corners of the country might live in a safer today than was enjoyed by our forebears. However, that argument might not go over well with the taxpayers being forced to float a $50 million bill for a Sheriff’s Department which can’t seem to steer clear of notoriety. The denizens of the United States’ “Second City” might hope law enforcement bucks the trend for 2017. With the ways things have been shaping up, the costs of settling could soon soar out of control. — ARTICLE LINK — https://www.legalreader.com/los-angel… GUILTY! L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Looking At 20 Years Behind Bars! https://youtu.be/u1dENSYITt8 #POETIC #POETIC2 #DeputyRyanWalker #LASD #LosAngelesCountySheriff #SheriffJimMcDonnell #YouTubeChannel #CORRUPTION #TorranceCourtHouse Thank you for watching, commenting and SHARING with others! Peace, POETIC (People Of Earth Transforming Insidious Corruption)
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WHEN ONE GOOD COP, CHANGES THE WHOLE STORY

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Published on Apr 6, 2018

We conducted a First Amendment audit in our towns backyard. We ran into a good cop, a decent cop, some bad ones, and everything in between. Hope you all enjoy!
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Photographer Arrested for Imaginary Crime, Let Go After Torture Session at the Saint Roberts Police Department

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From YouTube: Local Police fail to understand the law when they arrest citizen for an imaginary crime, only to let him go with no charges.  Cannot wait to hear the excuses from the Chief of Police and City Attorney

Published on Jun 11, 2018

Here I conducted a first amendment audit of the Ft Leonard Wood army post in St. Robert, MO. I initially thought it was a pass on the part of the military police. Little did I know they had called in the local police. The local police had zero knowledge of the law and even told me that federal code supercedes our amendments. I was stunned. Officer Smith of the St. Robert, Missouri police along with officer Mendez and another unnamed officer rushed me, grabbed me and then put me in handcuffs while informing me I was under arrest for a violating 18 USC 795, a federal code and for failure to comply. The cuffs were put on in a purposefully painful way and I was left to sweat in the back of a sweltering police car with no air conditioning. I was transported to their PD and forced to ID. They were going to force me to do so by involuntary fingerprinting. Ultimately, they released me without charges after an hour or so of empty threats and attempts to rattle me. It’s unacceptable that a police officer would be so ignorant of the law he’s tasked to enforce or so corrupt that he imposes his will instead of law. I’m certain I know which these officers are and I hope they have good attorneys. They’re going to learn that can’t violate people’s rights and that our “amendments” actually mean something. St. Robert, Missouri Police 573-451-2000 Chief Curtis Curenton 573-336-4700 Ft Leonard Wood military Police 573-596-6141 Please help keep me fighting for your rights https://www.gofundme.com/help-picture…
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Ricky Munday: ILLINOIS COPS PICKED THE WRONG TRUCKER

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Published on Apr 6, 2018

Five miles east of St. Louis Missouri. Where the I 70 freeway splits to the 55 freeway I’ve been watching these clowns creating a roadway hazard by shifting lanes Passing my blindside and pulling off of the roadway on the yellow line to the left then getting back in behind me in the following for about 5 miles then they decided to pull me over. I did not receive a citation but I knew and they knew they were full of shit and when I got out of the truck and they saw me walk up on them he panicked when I looked in the windowTo see what he was doing on my iPad oops wrong truck driver
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