Bautista v. Los Angeles County

10 S.O.S. 6749 (Profiled in Police Magazine 12/07/10). The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department did not violate a deputy's First Amendment rights, when the agency fired him for maintaining a personal relationship with a known prostitute and heroin user, a district appellate court has ruled. Deput…

Brooks v. Gaenzle

Brooks v. Gaenzle (10th Cir. No. 09-1489, filed 08/10/2010). Officers responded to a burglary in progress and were attempting to break down a door when someone shot through it at them. A black male, Brooks, fled the residence and did not heed officer's orders to stop, so they shot him but […]