Police Misconduct Blog


Family of Texas Man Who Died in Custody Awarded $6.3 Million

Family of Texas Man Who Died in Custody Awarded $6.3 Million

Judge Roy Payne has just awarded $6.3 million to the family of William Livezey Jr.; a man who died of a heart attack while he was being arrested by an off-duty cop in Malakoff, Texas in December, 2013.
In 2014, Livezey’s widow and his four adult children had filed a lawsuit against the...


$2.3 Million Settlement in Inmate’s Meth Death

$2.3 Million Settlement in Inmate’s Meth Death

Bernard Victorianne died in the San Diego Central Jail in 2012 from a drug overdose. His death could have been prevented if the jail officials had acted on the fact that they knew he had swallowed a bag full of methamphetamines and ignored warnings from a local hospital to get Victorianne prompt...