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Kelly Thomas - No Trial In Wrongful Death Civil Case - Settlement Reached

The jury was selected. Opening statements were scheduled for this morning. However, the City of Fullerton, California reached a settlement, agreeing to pay $4.9 million in the wrongful death lawsuit. 770 more words

Opening Statements Expected in Kelly Thomas' Father's Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Opening statements were set to begin on Monday in the wrongful death trial over the fatal Fullerton police beating of a Kelly Thomas, a mentally ill homeless man, in 2011.   55 more words

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Internal Report: Officers Violated Use-Of-Force Policy In Kelly Thomas Arrest

SANTA ANA (AP) — Two Fullerton police officers who were acquitted of criminal wrongdoing in the 2011 death of a mentally ill homeless man violated their department’s use-of-force policy, according to an internal report. 400 more words


Internal Affairs Report Sheds Light on Kelly Thomas Beating

According to a previously sealed internal affairs investigation report completed in April, 2012, three of the four Fullerton cops involved in the brutal beating death of Kelly Thomas, a mentally ill homeless man, violated a series of department policies, including use of force. 754 more words

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