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Date of Incident
October 22, 2016

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Morton County Sheriff's Department
Charges →
Detention Date →
Release Date →
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
August 29, 2017
Targets
Leana Hosea

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Douglas County Sheriff’s Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
February 13, 2018
Date of Incident
October 28, 2017
Location
Annandale, Virginia

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Fairfax County Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
March 24, 2022
Date of Incident
April 3, 2018
Location
Memphis, Tennessee

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Memphis Police Department
Charges →
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
August 5, 2021
Date of Incident
February 11, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
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

Updated On
February 16, 2021
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-01362
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
March 19, 2021
Date of Incident
June 1, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Worcester Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Equipment Damage