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City of Santa Rosa, California, Police Chief Hit with Class Action Over Crowd Control Tactics at BLM Protests [UPDATE]

by Corrado Rizzi

Last Updated on July 21, 2021

Martinez et al. v. City of Santa Rosa et al.

Filed: June 23, 2020 § 3:20-cv-04135

The City of Santa Rosa, Calif. and its police chief face a lawsuit over the Santa Rosa Police Department's use of violent crowd control tactics “without regard for the safety and constitutional rights of those assembled.”

Case Updates

July 21, 2021 – Case Settled with Five Plaintiffs for $1.9 Million

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Last Updated on July 21, 2021 — 12:04 PM

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