City of Springfield settles with Melv...

City of Springfield settles with Melvin Jones III for $575,000

There are 2 comments on the MassLive.com story from Sep 5, 2012, titled City of Springfield settles with Melvin Jones III for $575,000. In it, MassLive.com reports that:

The city has reached a $575,000 settlement in federal court with Melvin Jones III, a black motorist beaten by a former police officer during a 2009 traffic stop, an attorney for the city said Wednesday.

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Menengai

Lynn, MA

#1 Sep 6, 2012
Good for him!$ 575,000 is a good settlement.
Police really have to understand that it is no longer the 60's. You have to be professional at all times.

“To contract new debts...”

Since: Apr 08

is not the way to pay old ones

#2 Sep 11, 2012
I hope of his many victims sue for that money.

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