Black and blue III | Front Porch | Indy Week

Columns » Front Porch

Black and blue III

by

comment

A sampling of cases involving police brutality in Durham over the last 15 years:

· Porter vs. Kelly: A woman's finger is broken during arrest. Settled out of court for $12,500.

· Craig vs. Cleary: A man is beaten with a flashlight and repeatedly pepper-sprayed. Case on appeal.

· Winstead vs. May: A man is beaten with an officer's flashlight, kneed in the back and pepper-sprayed. Settled out of court for $4,575.

· Jones vs. Penta: A restrained man's head is shoved into a concrete wall, injuring his jaw. Settled out of court for $13,000.

Add a comment