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Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
April 16, 2021
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing, Settled
Type of case
Class Action

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
October 26, 2021
Date of Incident
June 1, 2020
Location
Dallas, Texas
Case number
3:21-cv-02649
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
Dallas Police Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
January 8, 2021
Date of Incident
July 25, 2020
Location
Omaha, Nebraska
Case number
8:20-cv-00400
Case Status
Settled
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
Omaha Police Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Incident Details

Updated On
May 26, 2020
Date of Incident
May 10, 2019
Targets
Bryan Carmody
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
Yes
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
San Francisco Police Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Order Type →
Warrant

Incident Details

Date of Incident
June 14, 2017
Location
Syracuse, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
Onondaga County Courthouse Security
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Date of Incident
September 17, 2017
Location
St. Louis, Missouri

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes