Kevin, a neighbor and family friend, argued that the cops used excessive force. “Why didn’t they tase him to bring him down, calm him down and then grab hold of him to keep him under wraps?” he questioned. “That man did not deserve that.”
A Manhattan jury has awarded a former Playboy playmate $1.2 million for injuries she suffered during a run-in with police in 2006.
New Jersey’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter in September called for federal oversight of the city’s 1,300-officer department.
The ACLU’s New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark’s 1,300-officer department.
Mineo has a $440 million lawsuit against the city and the NYPD. He alleged an officer shoved a baton into his backside while he was face down on a subway platform.