Excessive Force

Number 26626
Subject Police
Source WAFF 48 News (Huntsville, Ala.)
Year 2014
Publication Date August 13, 2014
Summary A woman claimed a Huntsville Police officer’s excessive force caused her to lose her unborn baby. WAFF 48 obtained video of the traffic stop and also requested the outcome of the internal affairs investigation, along with the officer’s history with the department. Huntsville Police denied the requests until we brought in legal council. After WAFF 48's attorneys got involved, Huntsville Police provided the officer’s employment history which included multiple reprimands.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords excessive force; unborn child; internal affairs; Alabama
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