The lawsuit alleges police beat him with flashlights, kicked him and Tasered him even after an officer had already knocked him unconscious.
The ruling comes on the heels of newly released data which show that Black riders in Long Beach were disproportionately stopped by the LBPD on suspicion of fare evasion last year.
An animal control worker says the agency told the plaintiff they could not take away the felines because they were not yet eight weeks old nor weighed at least two pounds, the suit states.
After his death, Zach Kennedy’s family spent more than six months searching for him before police finally uncovered his body encased in concrete in a yard, the lawsuit says.
The federal government’s “decision to advance this half-baked proposal isn’t just misguided, it’s downright dangerous,” California’s attorney general alleged in a statement.
“We wish to protect children from irreparable harm,” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said as he announced the lawsuit.
A former part-time employee of a Long Beach-based foodbank alleges its CEO sexually harassed her on the job.
The lawsuit also alleges the chief ignored a report of racist behavior and mocked it by calling it “operation axe to grind.”
The order pauses any disclosure of old misconduct files while a lawsuit from the Downey police union gets sorted out.