City of Springfield settles with Melvin Jones III for $575,000
The city has reached a $575,000 settlement in federal court with Melvin Jones III, a black motorist beaten by a former police officer during a 2009 traffic stop, an attorney for the city said Wednesday.
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#1 Sep 6, 2012
Good for him!$ 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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