In a negotiated settlement, Arizona police will pay the widow of Jose Guerena, murdered during a SWAT raid, $3.4 million.


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In a negotiated settlement, Arizona police will pay the widow of Jose Guerena, murdered during a SWAT raid, $3.4 million.

The police settled because they knew that if the case had ever reached a jury, they would have lost hands down. I feel for the widow, as she probably had to settle now because she couldn’t wait the years necessary for a full victory in court.

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One comment

  • Pzatchok

    Considering that the the lawsuit involved, as far as I can tell, only the departments and NOT the officers themselves this could still give the family the chance to take this whole thing to court by just suing the officers involved.

    They do have 3 million in funds to finance quite a bit of court time and public support.

    The officers and prosecutor who asked for the warrant should be charged with murder by the feds. But we know that will NEVER happen. They will NEVER turn on a fellow law enforcement officer over something this small and trivial.

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