# George floyd protests
Denver settling more police brutality lawsuits for $1.6 million
The Denver City Council likely will vote Monday to settle half a dozen lawsuits against the police department for $1,622,500. The lawsuits, all filed in U.S. District Court, stem from the George Floyd protests during the summer of 2020. The settlements include:
Update: Denver settles with pregnant couple police shot with pepper balls for $335,000
(Denver, Colo.) A man and his pregnant girlfriend shot at by Denver Police with pepper balls while working for a food delivery company each will receive a $162,500 settlement each from the city.
Floyd Protestors to Get $600,000 in Minnesota Personal Injury Case
According to research, more than 14,000 protestors were arrested after chaos ensued in response to the death of Minnesota resident George Floyd. During the course of the protests, at least 19 people were killed and nearly $2 billion in property damage was ultimately caused over the course of 2020.
Woman Who Throws a Molotov Cocktail Bottle Into NYPD Van During 2020 George Floyd Protest Was Sentenced For 6 Years
During the 2020 George Floyd protest in Brooklyn, a woman threw a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD van with four officers inside. She was given a six-year prison sentence on Tuesday.
Denver likely to pay photographer $350,000 to settle police lawsuit
The George Floyd protests in downtown Denver.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. CORRECTION: A previous version of this story misidentified Trevor Hughes as working for USA Today. The Trevor Hughes in the settlement is an independent photographer, not a newspaper reporter. NewsBreak regrets the error.
Denver to settle more police lawsuits for $185,000
A group marches in Denver in support of defunding the police department.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) Like clockwork, in recent weeks they appear on most every weekly Denver City Council meeting agenda: Settlements for lawsuits against the police department.
Multiple Dallas Police Officers Indicted on Charges Related to George Floyd Protests
Three officers are being indicted for actions against protesters during George Floyd protests in Dallas.Scott Rodgerson/Unsplash. A pair of Dallas Police Department officers as well as one Garland Police Department officer was indicted on charges related to the police response to George Floyd protests that broke out in Dallas in 2020. The indictments are handed down after a year of investigations by Dallas PD and Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot.
Denver to settle another police lawsuit for $82,000
Many payouts from the Denver Police Department stem from the George Floyd Protests of summer 2020.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) The City Council is expected to settle another lawsuit between the Denver Police Department and a man who claims police violated his civil rights.
Denver set to pay $80k to settle two police brutality lawsuits
Many of the recent police settlement payouts stemp from the George Floyd protests in downtown Denver.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) City Council will approve two payments totaling $80,000 Monday to settle lawsuits against the police department. The settlements are the latest in a string of Denver payouts to settle alleged police misconduct.
Denver settles lawsuits against police, DOTI for $387,500
The City and County of Denver has settled several lawsuits related to the George Floyd protests of 2020.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) Denver City Council will decide whether to spend nearly $400,000 to settle lawsuits on Monday.
Denver set to pay $1.275 million to settle three police lawsuits
Police and protestors clashed during the George Floyd protests, leading to lawsuits.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) Denver City Council will vote Tuesday to settle $1.275 million in police lawsuits, bringing the total paid since 2004 to settle similar lawsuits to at least $31.5 million.
Denver revises gun law, allows gas masks at protests
Riots erupt in the streets of Denver.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) The Denver City Council changed a gun bill Monday to allow items not considered weapons at protests. Language in a provision in Denver's initial ghost gun bill could have been interpreted to outlaw protective equipment at demonstrations.
Police task force quizzes public safety chief nominee
The Reimagine Policing Task Force came into being after the George Floyd protests.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) The Denver Task Force to Reimagine Policing and Public Safety peppered Armando Saldate, the public safety director nominee, with questions Thursday during a Facebook live interview.