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File #: 160129.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 6/14/2016 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 7/7/2016 Final action: 7/7/2016
Title: PRESTON L. JACKSON, III V. DUANE DIEHL AND GAINESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT; COURT CASE NO. 1:16-CV-166 (B)
Sponsors: City Attorney
Attachments: 1. 160129_Preston Jackson Consent_20160707.pdf

title

PRESTON L. JACKSON, III V. DUANE DIEHL AND GAINESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT; COURT CASE NO.  1:16-CV-166 (B)

 

recommendation

The City Commission authorize the City Attorney and/or special counsel if insurance coverage is available to represent the City and the individual officer in the case styled Preston L. Jackson, III v. Duane Diehl and Gainesville Police Department; Court Case No. 1:16-CV-166.

 

explanation

On June 6, 2016, Officer Diehl received a First Amended Civil Rights Complaint filed by Preston L. Jackson, III.  In 2014, Mr. Jackson was arrested for trespass after warning, battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest with violence.  Mr. Jackson claims to have sustained injuries.  Mr. Jackson is seeking compensatory damages.

 




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