07/29/2010

Albuquerque pays $275,000 in TASER suit

An independent review determined that the two cops lied to a grand jury

By Scott Sandlin
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — The city of Albuquerque has agreed to pay $275,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man who was Tasered by city police at least six times.

The settlement came after an independent review officer determined that the two officers involved lied to a grand jury and a federal magistrate judge ordered that their Internal Affairs files be released after concluding that they had been "involved in numerous city complaints."

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