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The City of Denver Reaches a $1.2 Million Settlement With an Unarmed Teen Who Was Beaten by Police

The city of Denver agreed to a $1.2 million settlement in an excessive force lawsuit filed after three police officers beat an unarmed teen and shocked him with a Taser while he was lying on the ground.

The settlement ends three years of fallout that followed the 2018 incident, which prompted a criminal trial of one of the Denver police officers involved and the officer’s later resignation.

The teen, Malow Mayek, sued the city in 2020, alleging that the officers violated his civil rights and that poor training and oversight by the Denver Police Department allowed the incident to occur.

Read the source article at thedenverchannel.com

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