“The city agreed to end “stop and identify” arrests and paid a $30,000 settlement to the brothers after an ACLU complaint, according to the civil liberties group and the two brothers.”
$30,000? That’s it? That settlement should have been at least $1 million.
BTW, California doesn’t actually have stop and identify laws; so I’m not sure why the police departments in California are using that policy to begin with — someone should arrest the cops for breaking the law 😀
Stop and identify statutes – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“Stop and identify” statutes are statute laws in the United States that authorize police to legally obtain the identification of someone whom they reasonably suspect has committed a crime. If the person is not reasonably suspected of committing a crime, they are not required to provide identifica…