DESRANLEAU V. BSA

Summary of the Case: During a Boy Scout trip, a 13 year-old Boy Scout was injured when rappelling as he fell to the rocks and ground below. Review of the Case: A Boy Scout Troop decided to earn their climbing/rappelling badges, so the adult volunteers needed to take the BSA “Climb On Safely” training and…

SELF V. LVMPD

Summary of the Case: During a nighttime search warrant of a trailer, which contained drug paraphernalia and firearms, a female subject complained a SWAT member used excessive force on her when she did not readily obey his commands. The officer denied this allegation. Review of the Case: On January 23, 2000, patrol officers conducted a…

SHULTZ V. U.S. GOVERNMENT

Summary of the Case: During a dynamic vehicle stop, an FBI agent shot an innocent person who was misidentified as a subject of an armed bank robbery. Review of the Case: An arrest warrant was issued for a white male who was suspected of an attempted robbery of a bank. A federal agency working with…

JOHNSON V. BROOMELL

Summary of the Case: A police officer saw a car run a red light and followed it. Upon stopping the vehicle and yelling for the driver to exit the vehicle, he deployed his TASER on the driver numerous times. Review of the Case: Around 8:45 pm on September 26, 2008, a 25 year-old woman was…