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Joseph Cruz

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Los Angeles Police Department

HQ Phone:  (213) 251-4554

Email: c***@***.org

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Los Angeles Police Department

1308 West 8Th Street

Los Angeles, California,90017

United States

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About the LAPPL: Formed in 1923, the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) represents the more than 9,900 dedicated and professional sworn members of the Los Angeles Police Department. The LAPPL serves to advance the interests of LAPD officers through l...more

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southasiannetwork » Civil Rights Unit

southasiannetwork.org [cached]

The suit was filed against former LAPD officer Joseph Cruz and the LAPD for claims including wrongful death and excessive use of force, and against Los Angeles County for the failure to notify the Chaudhry family of their son's death for three weeks.


The People v. Charlie Beck: An Indictment of Five Years of LAPD Abuse | Technorazzi

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March 25, 2008 -Mohammad Usman Chaudhry, an autistic man, was shot and killed by LAPD Officer Joseph Cruz.
While the shooting took place before Beck's ascension to Chief, in the Federal lawsuit against Cruz that followed, "both the LAPD and the city attorney's office helped defend Cruz and vouched to the jury that his account of the shooting should be believed"despite knowing Cruz "had made false statements to investigators during [an unrelated] inquiry and [The LAPD had] fired him for dishonesty," even "stating that Cruz had no credibility.


CAIR-LA Welcomes Appeals Court Ruling in Favor of Family of Muslim Shot by LAPD Officer

hindtoday.com [cached]

In March 2008, Mohammad Usman Chaudhry was shot three times in the torso by Officer Joseph Cruz.
Cruz was later fired for giving inaccurate accounts about a detainee who fled from his custody, and had previously been caught striking a man in his custody in the head. Three years later, a jury found that Cruz used excessive force in the shooting. Thereafter, Cruz was fired from the LAPD for unrelated misconduct. The suit was filed against former LAPD officer Joseph Cruz and the LAPD for claims including wrongful death and excessive use of force, and against Los Angeles County for the failure to notify the Chaudhry family of their son's death for three weeks.


Press Center Jan 2011-5

www.archives2011.ghazali.net [cached]

The suit was filed against former LAPD officer Joseph Cruz and the LAPD for claims including wrongful death and excessive use of force, and against Los Angeles County for the failure to notify the Chaudhry family of their son's death for three weeks.
Tenets of the Islamic faith require burying a body within three days of death. This week, the jury found that the officer used excessive force, acted with malice, and that the City of Los Angeles was liable as the officer's employer. Damages were awarded on Wednesday. In March 2008, Chaudhry was shot four times by Cruz after Chaudhry was discovered lying on the ground of an apartment complex in Hollywood. Cruz was later fired for giving inaccurate accounts about a detainee who fled from his custody, and had previously been caught striking a man in his custody in the head The investigation found no fault in the actions of Cruz and his partner.


southasiannetwork » Civil Rights Unit

southasiannetwork.org [cached]

The suit was filed against former LAPD officer Joseph Cruz and the LAPD for claims including wrongful death and excessive use of force, and against Los Angeles County for the failure to notify the Chaudhry family of their son's death for three weeks.


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