Skip to comments.Victims of Metro Gang Strike Force awarded $840,000
Posted on 07/24/2012 10:08:19 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
More than $840,000 was awarded Monday to 96 victims of illegal searches, seizures and use of excessive force by the now-defunct Metro Gang Strike Force, including a dozen juveniles who were targeted by a Brooklyn Park police officer.
The scandal-ridden gang unit, shut down by the Department of Public Safety three years ago this month, broke through people's doors without justification, seized property without authorization and injured people who were not suspects, according to reports by Mark Gehan, a St. Paul attorney appointed as special master in the case.
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And how many of the government’s JBT’s were convicted of the criminal acts they committed under the color of law? I’m going to guess here - NONE?
maybe in cases like this is should be paid out of their pension.
Zero taxpayers were victimised.
They could have thought this crap was a bad idea and elected a government that wouldn’t have done these things.
The local taxpayers are getting a well deserved consequence.
The cops need removed and/or jailed, the electorate needs a financial punch in the nose. Now that the latter has been recieved, they will be motivated to make the former happen.
“Metro Gang Strike Force, “
At least they were honest about being an organized gang.
What’s that? They were supposed to be going *after* criminal gangs, not *act* like one?
Oh, I guess they didn’t know that either.