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Officer woman files claim over police photos; privacy violated by male officer, she tells town
[Paradise Valley, AZ]


March 12, 2001
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Officer woman files claim over police photos; privacy violated by male officer, she tells town
[Paradise Valley, AZ]

By Stephanie A. Miller, The Arizona Republic
March 10, 2001 Saturday, Final Chaser
Copyright 2001 Phoenix Newspapers, Inc.
The Arizona Republic
March 10, 2001 Saturday, Final Chaser

(PARADISE ALLEY, Ariz.) -- A claim for $500,000 has been filed against the Town of Paradise Valley by a woman who says her rights were violated when photos of her partially naked body were taken by a male police officer during an investigation.

Although there is no law that requires police agencies to use an officer of the opposite sex to take a victim's photo, the law does acknowledge the right to privacy, said Keith Knowlton, an attorney for Laura Myers, who was a resident of Paradise Valley when the incident occurred in November.

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[Paradise Valley, AZ]





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