March 15, 2018

California jury awards $18 million in punitive damages in police abuse case

The LA Times is reporting that a jury in federal district court has awarded $15.5 million in compensatory damages and $18 million in punitive damages to the parents of a 29-year-old man who was shot and killed by a San Bernardino County deputy sheriff.

UPI.com's story on the verdict reports that the county is contemplating an appeal.