Case Citation: Linda Williamson v. The City of Houston, 148 F. 3d 462 (5th Cir. 1998). Facts: Houston Police Officer Linda Williamson was working in the Organized Crime Squad and was sometimes assigned to partner with fellow Officer Doug McLeod. Williamson alleged that over an eighteen month period, McLeod harassed her every day creating a hostile work environment. More specifically, Williamson stated that McLeod conducted obvious and demeaning inspections of her appearance. He made comments to her on how her body looked in different clothes and remarked specifically on the appearance of her buttocks and the size of her breasts. Williamson related that McLeod became bolder and would wedge himself into a cubicle beside her where he could pull her hair, lean over her, breath heavily into her ear, bump, tap or slap her. McLeod allegedly whistled and
This complaint is based upon the allegation of sexual harassment, disruptive, hostile work environment & racial discrimination filed by Brandy Stockton against Dr. Gregory McClain, stemming from their working relationship at the University of Missouri Hospital. Stockton received repeated harassing / threatening phone calls, some of which started the day Dr. McClain resigned subsequent to a peer review. The caller threatened to chop her up and deliver the pieces to her family. A criminal case has been presented to the Cole County Prosecutor against McClain by the M.U. Police Department. They identified an individual in Texas as the probable source of harassing / threatening calls. McClain denies knowing the suspect, although 697 calls were linked between McClain and the suspect. A full order of protection was filed against Dr. McClain by Stockton resulting from the calls and stalking allegations. Dr. McClain denies all of the allegations.
Janice Green was a wife, mother, and community organizer in Perry County, Alabama. Right now she is an inmate sentenced to 37 years in Prison. This narrative is an attempt to explain the story as it was collected from a variety of sources, such as witness interviews, family interviews, released statements, legal sources and good old fashioned research. As I understand it, here is how they hemmed up Janice Green.
On Wednesday 10-14-15 at approximately 1700 hours I Officer Hildebrand and Sgt. Hard were advised by dispatch that Debra Vanblaricom was at the station asking to talk to an officer. Debra wished to report an assault on her granddaughter. We met with Debra in the Police Department to speak with her. Debra stated that she feared for her granddaughter 's safety.
Williamson could not gain assistance from his parents as they passed away. Williamson’s sisters however did acknowledge he needed assistance and their support before and during his trial. Unfortunately, they were left with very limited ways to help him such as convincing police to grant him limited permission to attend the family funeral before the trial. Describe District Attorney Bill Peterson’s legal tactics and motivation in convicting Williamson and
On 3/17/17 at 1005 hrs, I was dispatched to the PD lobby in reference to harassing phone calls. Upon my arrival, I made contact with the complainant Victoria Wert and her boyfriend, Bradley Palmer. Wert advised Palmer’s ex-girlfriend, Alexus Smith has been texting her since 9/27/16 to 3/17/17, during this time Wert advised she did not text her Smith once, and her text messages are rude and unwanted. Wert advised she did not receive any concerning messages until 3/17/17 at 0930 hrs.
On 05-22-17 at approximately 1906 hours, I was dispatched to Del Mar Boulevard and Edmondson Alley regarding a possible suicidal individual. Witness #2 Jaime Sanchez Huerta advised dispatch that Suspect Juan Hernandez-Trinidad was talking about killing himself, NFD. Huerta was reportedly following Hernandez eastbound on Del Mar Boulevard to Arroyo Parkway. Upon my arrival, I was flagged down by Huerta who was standing with Hernandez on the north sidewalk of Del Mar Boulevard east of Arroyo Parkway. I
On May 23, 1957, three police officers in the city of Cleveland, Ohio knocked on the door of Dolly Mapp and held up a piece of paper that wasn’t the warrant that gave them access inside. The three officers gave Mapp very little information as to why they were there. The real reason they were there was because an anonymous phone tip stated that Virgil Ogletree, a suspect of a recent bombing, was
In 1837 the city began making accommodations to bring law and order to the rough and tumble frontier town with hiring of the first constables. 1841 Houston elected its first City Marshal; formed and organized the Houston Police Department. From 1841 to 1868 Houston had a number of City Marshals, but at the conclusion of the Civil War, the Union Army installed a provost marshal so by 1868 Houston had two marshals as a result of the difficulties and darkest of times the city of Houston and the United States went through during the civil
At approx 1:15 pm ON 8-29-16, I was sitting at my desk in my office with the door closed. I heard the raised voice of someone I didn 't recognize yelling repeatedly, "get your hands off me" and similar variations of the demand. I did not hear any other voices. I then opened the door and left my office to find Ofc Jaques searching a male black subject who was now found to be the source of the yelling. Ofc Jaques could be heard sternly but calmly giving orders for the subject to comply with his orders in order to be searched prior to being held in the nearby cell.
On Monday 06/27/16 at 2148 hours I was dispatched for an assault at Cedar Ridge Apartments located at 30819 124th Ave SE in the City of Auburn, King Co, WA. Dispatch advised the reporting person, Amber Archer, stated a male was hitting children with a cane. When I arrived I observed several people in a group speaking with Officer T. Minkler. Officer Minkler pointed to a male, a stated he was a possible witness and father to one of the victims.
If I was in Taylor’s position I would defiantly report the real story. I would report that officer Ansley used excessive force on the individual. The individual was put in the hospital with multiple fractures to his skull, by the hands of a “Supposedly” well trained officer. What if it was my child, mother, or someone I personally knew. I would have told Lt.
I. INTRODUCTION The Plaintiff, Jessica Kemper, was injured at a Toledo Mud Hens game when an intoxicated fan, Daniel Kolleng, hit Jessica Kemper with a small wooden bat. An employee of the Toledo Mud Hens served alcohol to Kolleng when he was already intoxicated. Jessica Kemper contends this motion is made upon the grounds that there are no genuine issues of material facts. Therefore, Jessica Kemper is entitled to judgment as matter of law on her claim.
Procedural history. Barbara Grutter (Plaintiff), a white resident from the state of Michigan, was denied admission to the University of Michigan Law School (Defendant). She sued the Law School in a federal district court, and alleged racial discrimination against her in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment on the basis of the Defendant’s consideration of race as a key factor in the school’s admissions process. The district court upheld the Plaintiff’s claim. The court of appeals reversed.