Jackson et al v. Skehill et al.

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Multiple Plaintiffs
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
July 27, 2014
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
Precinct taken to
Settled for undisclosed amount


Defendant Police Officers entered residence where plaintiffs' were visiting each other at the home of a plaintiff. Defendant Police Officers verbally assaulted and handcuffed plaintiffs. Defendant officers then searched the residence, causing damage to the residence and its contents. Defendant Police Officers then transported plaintiffs to the 46th precinct. Several of the plaintiffs were physically assaulted at the precinct (physical/taser/chokehold) and several of the plaintiffs were subjugated to strip searches. Plaintiffs were accused with being involved in a shooting. Plaintiffs were transported to Bronx Central Booking where they were questioned. The Bronx County District Attorney's Office declined to prosecute plaintiffs on charges. Plaintiffs were released.

Plaintiff Attorney

Marc Augustine Cannan Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP 99 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 (212) 277-5853 Fax: (212) 557-0565 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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