Philly police settle for millions, fire two officers and are investigating more than a dozen others since a young woman was yanked from her vehicle during last summer’s unrest. What do you think?
The town of Philadelphia will pay $2 million to a 29-year-antique mom who turned into pulled from her SUV throughout civil unrest closing October and overwhelmed through police then separated from her toddler — a scene captured on video and shared extensively on social media.
The town stated Monday that it had reached the settlement after negotiations with legal professionals for Rickia Young, a North Philadelphia domestic health-care aide who the video confirmed attempted to pressure via mayhem after which turned into swarmed through officials who bashed in her windows. She did now no longer record a lawsuit.
A police officer and a sergeant had been fired in May due to their behavior throughout the incident, and a further 15 officials are looking forward to disciplinary proceedings, branch officers stated Monday.