The year-old was facedown on the floor of a LaSalle County jail cell while cameras captured images of her nude body on the facility's video system. Minutes earlier, four deputies — three men and a woman — had pulled her to the ground and carried her into the cell, where they quickly and forcibly stripped Holmes and walked out with her clothes. I didn't want them to have any reason to come back inside.
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In addition to the alleged cavity search, Erica Reynolds claims Phoenix police officers coerced a confession out of her to prevent her from speaking publicly about the incident. Reynolds also endured a rectal cavity search that caused bleeding. Police admit to the cavity search, but say it was their right.
Paul Ponting claims he was pepper-sprayed in front of his children, then forcibly strip-searched by four officers from Lancashire Police - all charges were later dropped. A man is suing police after he claims he was cavity-searched before being left naked and bruised on the floor of a cell. He can be seen in the footage being stripped by police and then refusing to put on a uniform they tossed him as they left his cell. Mr Ponting, who owns computer shops, is now suing the force that arrested him after he was acquitted of all charges.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Phoenix police officers allegedly conducted a warrantless body cavity search on a year-old black mother, finding no evidence of illegal activity, before attempting to cover up the incident by refusing to document it or investigate her subsequent complaints, according to a legal claim filed on Monday.
The practice is prohibited, but dozens of lawsuits allege a pattern of humiliating searches of women who consented only to a pat-down. Jeannette Reynoso said she was subjected to a body-cavity search when she visited her husband on Rikers Island in Such searches are prohibited in New York City jails.
The action filed Sept. There was no response to a phone call and email seeking comment from John Pinkney, a contract city attorney for Beaumont. Hicks, an attorney for the mother, said in a telephone interview.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Monday denied multiple male officers qualified immunity from a lawsuit brought by a woman who alleged that her rights were violated while in custody. This means the lawsuit is allowed to move forward. Renee Fazica filed suit against Oakland County, Mich. The Cell Extraction Team moved her into the jail, handcuffed and in a bent-over position.
Part 1: A hidden problem From shoplifting to battery, some 93 officers faced few consequences for violations. Part 3: Domestic violence Abusive officers can keep their guns and jobs - and respond when battered women call for help. A federal jury on Monday heard that Milwaukee police officer Michael Gasser, who is being sued for violating a Milwaukee man's civil rights during a strip search inreceived immunity from state and federal prosecution in connection with other illegal searches.
An East Harlem man is suing the NYPD and two police officers over an alleged search of his rectum by a cop with what his lawyer calls an "odd fetish" for cavity searches. The officer allegedly performed the search in a bodega last summer with no probable cause, much less a search warrant. John Hidalgo, 48, was in a bodega on East th Street between First and Second avenues on the afternoon of June 30th,buying candy for his young daughter when an Officer Febres approached him, according to Hidalgo's lawyer, Gregory Antollino. Febres was in plainclothes and allegedly grabbed Hidalgo, who is disabled due to chronic arthritis, without warning.