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  1. Why the poor and disadvantaged often pay for police misconduct with their pocketbooksRead the original story

    31 min ago | The Washington Post

    Floyd Dent tells his story to the media on March 25 at his attorney's office in Novi, Mich. Floyd Dent, a black man from Inkster, Mich., was pulled over for a routine traffic stop in January when a white Inkster police officer dragged Dent out of his vehicle, put him in an apparent choke-hold, punched him repeatedly in the head and used a stun gun on him.

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  2. New ACLU app will allow for easy filming of policeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

    ... Kellom in Detroit at the hands of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent, and the beating of Floyd Dent in Inkster. The app's developer, Quadrant 2, is also known for designing an app to monitor when New York police were conducting stop and ...

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  3. Mich. joins other states with ACLU app to record policeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... Kellom in Detroit at the hands of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent, and the beating of Floyd Dent in Inkster, Mich. The app's developer, Quadrant 2, modeled the app on the New York Civil Liberties Union's Stop & Frisk Watch app , which ...

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  4. Readers respond to photographer's representation of DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Metro Times

    ... back to Oakland County when the game ends." Last week we reported that Floyd Dent, the man who was beaten by an Inkster police officer during a traffic stop in January, was close to finalizing a settlement with the city where he was allegedly ...

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  5. Inkster Residents On The Hook For $1.4M Police Beating SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... Drive Southfield, MI 48034 (248) 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [...] INKSTER (WWJ/AP) - Residents in Inkster are being asked to pay a special tax to settle a $1.4 million lawsuit with a motorist who was ...

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  6. Nice weather ... for ducksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | Michigan Radio

    ... effect through today, Sunday, for mid and southeast Michigan. There's a flood warning for the lower Rouge River in Inkster and Dearborn. Even though it may seem safe, weather and police officials offer this reminder: Don't drive your vehicle into ...

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  7. Detroit-area officer to stand trial for driver's beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... the 57-year-old man who was pummeled. "He came to the car, told me get out the car or he'll kill me," Dent told Inkster Judge Sabrina Johnson. "When I went to the ground, he started choking me," Dent added. "He choked me so hard, I couldn't breathe. ...

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  8. News Roundup: Ex-Inkster Cop To Stand Trial For Beating Unarmed Man & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | NewsOne

    An ex-cop from Inkster, Mich. who was captured beating an unarmed driver on dash cam video will go to trial for misconduct and assault charges.

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  9. Michigan man settles lawsuit for $1.4 million after being beaten by police during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Independent

    ... abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Floyd Dent, 57, has settled a lawsuit with the city of Inkster after being beaten by police during a traffic stop earlier this year. "We offered $1.37 million about a week or so ago," ...

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  10. Detroit suburb reaches $1.4M settlement in police beatingRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | Northern Michigan News

    A Detroit suburb has agreed to settle a lawsuit over excessive force by police for nearly $1.4 million, four months after an officer repeatedly punched a motorist in the head during a traffic stop that was recorded on dash-cam video, an attorney said Thursday. The settlement emerged on the same day that Floyd Dent testified about his beating in Inkster.

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  11. Ex-Cop To Stand Trial In Dashcam Beating Of Unarmed MotoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Switched

    A former Inkster police officer shown on dashcam video pummeling an unarmed motorist during a traffic stop will face trial on assault and misconduct charges, a judge ruled Thursday. Meanwhile, the motorist has settled his lawsuit against the city for nearly $1.4 million, his lawyer said.

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  12. Motorist beaten by Inkster police on camera settles for nearly $1.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | The Washington Post

    Floyd Dent tells his story to the media on March 25, 2015, at his attorney's office in Novi, Mich. Inkster, Mich., reached a nearly $1.4 million settlement with Floyd Dent, the unarmed black motorist whose violent January arrest was caught on camera, Dent's lawyers told multiple outlets Thursday.

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  13. Floyd Dent May Have Settled Suit With City Of Inkster For $1.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    An agreement has been reached in the case of Floyd Dent , the man who was punched again and again by the police in Inkster, Michigan. The settlement could be close to $1.4 million, according to the Detroit Free Press .

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  14. Detroit suburb to pay $1.4 mln to settle police beating suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | The London Free Press

    Floyd Dent testified in criminal court on Thursday against the white police officer charged with beating him during a traffic stop, a day after he reached a $1.4 million settlement in his civil lawsuit against the city of Inkster. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook INKSTER, Mich.

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  15. Man Pummeled in 'Robocop' Arrest Settles for $1.4MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Patch.com

    Floyd Dent, 57, and Inkster city officials say they're ready to put violent arrest caught on video behind them. This screenshot from an Inkster police dash-cam video shows some of the injuries Floyd Dent, 57, sustained during his January arrest.

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  16. Inkster police brutality case: Floyd Dent's urine tested positive for cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | MLive.com

    The biggest revelation in the preliminary hearing for ex-Inkster Police Officer William Melendez Thursday morning was that a hospital urine test following the brutal arrest of 57-year-old Floyd Dent of Detroit showed he had cocaine in his system. Dent's attorney, Gregory Rohl, has claimed since the arrest was made public his client never used or possessed cocaine.

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  17. Floyd Dent Settles Suit With City Of Inkster For $1.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    However for Dent, who was beaten by Inkster police in a shocking attack caught on video earlier this year, becoming a millionaire is less important than improving police relations with the communities they are supposed to serve and protect. Dent says he hopes something good will come from the incident, a new beginning for Inkster click here for more details.

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  18. Live updates: Hearing for Inkster police officer charged in motorist beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | MLive.com

    ... officer. Both charges were dismissed. A representative for Dent's attorney, Gregory Rohl, confirmed Thursday that Inkster officials agreed to a $1.4 million settlement with Dent. Footage of the arrest shows Melendez, who's been accused of civil ...

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  19. Inkster settles with Floyd Dent for more than $1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Michigan Radio

    The city of Inkster has reached a settlement with Floyd Dent, a man who was beaten by Inkster Police after being pulled over during a traffic stop back in January, according to the offices of Dent's attorney. Dent was originally charged with resisting arrest, but a judge reportedly dropped those charges after seeing video of the arrest.

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  20. Inkster to pay $1.4 million to Detroit man beaten by police during videotaped traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | MLive.com

    Floyd Dent listens to speakers at a rally in his support outside the Inkster Police Department Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Inkster police are facing an investigation into their handling of a Jan. 28 traffic stop that hospitalized 57-year-old Floyd Dent of Detroit.

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