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December 02, 2009
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Calif. police to pay $97,500 in use-of-force settlement

San Jose Mercury News

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Amid mounting allegations of excessive police force, San Jose officials have agreed to pay a tire store owner and his nephew $97,500 to settle a lawsuit stemming from a 2006 confrontation that escalated from a minor traffic incident into an international dispute over officers' treatment of Latinos.

The San Jose City Council Tuesday is expected to formally approve the settlement with businessman Ascencion Calderon and his nephew Samuel Santana. The pact had been tentatively approved in an earlier closed council session.

Full story: Calif. police to pay $97,500 in use-of-force settlement






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