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Compensation For Police Brutality in Kansas

The majority of police officers are regular people doing their jobs and trying to support a family. Most of us know this and can relate to it. However, many police officers do not exhibit a sense of responsibility that matches the power they…
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Can a police brutality victim sue for emotional distress in Kansas?

Emotional distress is one of many damages a police brutality victim may be entitled to recover if they decide to sue an officer or police department. Emotional distress is a form of “mental suffering” that can take form in any of the following…
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Can a person sue Wichita police for a sexual assault interaction in Kansas?

Kansas – February 11, 2021 Communities should not have to be fearful of police interaction, but many people, specifically those who may have reason to experience bias-based profiling, are uncertain about the interests and duties of police…
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How Does Kansas Handle Police Brutality?

They may enforce the law, but that doesn’t mean they’re immune to it. All police officers have to abide by certain codes of conduct. They also need to respect the United States Constitution written by our founders. Since police officers…
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Marchers Rally Against Police Brutality

In what seemed like a mile-long walk from Washington Square Park to nearby Police Headquarters, protestors showcased their emotional support for the law enforcement officials. Organized by We Back Blue, an organization that actively backs those…
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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settled Against Police Chief in Kansas

The City of Independence in Kansas settled a 2018 lawsuit against the police chief on July 1st, 2020 for $100,000. The lawsuit accused the Chief of sexual harassment and assault according to reports. Settlement Not an Admission of Liability As…
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Overland Park, Kansas Police Officer Receives $70,000 Severance Package to Resign After Shooting and Killing 17-Year-Old

It was in 2018 when former Overland Park Officer Clayton Jenison arrived at the Albers residence after learning from social media that 17-year-old John Albers allegedly was a threat to himself [Source: Fox 4]. After Jenison arrived at the family’s…
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Lawsuit Filed by Kansas Man Over Police Brutality

Kansas City police officers are accused of breaking and entering into a man’s home in the middle of the night on October 28th, 2018. 43-year-old Joseph Harter has now filed a federal lawsuit on December 19th, 2019 alleging the officers beat…