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Incident Details

Updated On
March 10, 2021
Date of Incident
May 31, 2020
Location
Des Moines, Iowa

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Milwaukee Police Department
Charges →
  • Trespassing
    • Aug. 5, 2018: Charges pending
    • Dec. 3, 2018: Acquitted
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Equipment Damage

Incident Details

Updated On
June 1, 2018
Date of Incident
February 1, 2017
Targets
Jenni Monet

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Morton County Sheriff's Department
Charges →
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
January 16, 2020
Date of Incident
January 20, 2017
Case number
1:20-cv-00130
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Metropolitan Police 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

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 23, 2014

Assault

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

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Dawson County Sheriff’s Office
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Equipment Damage