Teen tossed ‘like a child’s doll’ by Tacoma cop awarded $500,000

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in Police videos
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A teenager who was tossed around “like a child’s doll,” grabbed by her hair and thrown to the pavement by an off-duty Tacoma police officer working security at a Pierce County mall was awarded $500,000 in federal court on Thursday.

The girl’s brother, who was also detained by the officer and another security guard when the teens were riding their bikes through the Tacoma Mall parking lot

Monique Tillman, who was 15 in 2014 when the incident occurred, and her brother Eric Branch sued Officer Jared Williams and the city of Tacoma in U.S. District Court, alleging that Williams violated their constitutional rights, falsely imprisoned the two and used excessive force.

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