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$614K Settlement for Excessive Force Following Illegal NYPD Stop-and-Frisk

In July 2016, New York City agreed to pay $614,500 to Jateik Reed in settlement for his brutal 2012 beating in the Bronx by 42nd Precinct NYPD officers. Reed was 19 in January 2012 when he and several friends were stopped and frisked; when Reed questioned the legality of his detainment, officers began beating him with their batons.

White v. Condict

"Pursuant to state law, petitioner David White, a convicted sex offender, was required to update his home address with the local authorities when he moved. White did so—he reported his move to 927 Upland Street. But the clerk at the police station im-properly entered his address as 920 Upland. When law enforcement could not locate him at 920 Upland, White was charged with failure to report. Respond-ent Newton Condict, White’s parole officer, arrested White. Officer Condict knew that White had moved and had properly registered his new address, but Condict failed to disclose this information to the prosecutor. White spent eight months in jail awaiting trial—at which he was ultimately acquitted. The question presented is: Whether police officers have a clearly established duty to disclose exculpatory information." [from the Petition]