failure to intervene

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David Fauntleroy was convicted in 1986 of murder and armed robbery

Fauntleroy v. City of Chicago, et al. – David Fauntleroy was convicted in 1986 of murder and armed robbery. Based on allegations that he was tortured into confessing, Fauntleroy filed a post-conviction petition in 2009 which was granted and his convictions were vacated and he was released from prison. Fauntleroy has now sued several retired Chicago police officers and the City of Chicago...
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Gregory Smith was arrested for possession of narcotics and plead guilty to that offense

Smith v. City of Chicago, et al. – Gregory Smith was arrested for possession of narcotics and plead guilty to that offense. Smith, however, claimed that several Chicago police officers “stomped” on his fingers. He filed a civil suit alleging excessive force, failure to intervene, and failure to provide medical care. After a jury trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the Chicago...
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