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Philadelphia Settles with Walter Wallace Jr.’s Family for $2.5 Million

city officials reach settlement in Walter Wallace deathCity officials recently confirmed that they reached an agreement with the family of Walter Wallace, Jr. in the amount of $2.5 million to settle claims over his death. The amount is the highest amount paid in the history of the city over an officer-involved shooting of an armed suspect.

27-year-old Wallace, a father of nine with a history of mental illness and a significant arrest record, died ...

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West Philadelphia Woman Wins $2 Million Police Brutality Settlement Against City

west philadelphia resident wins 2 million dollar police brutality settlement against cityA West Philadelphia resident who found herself in the middle of the chaos that ensued after the killing of Walter Wallace, Jr. is one small step closer to closure after reaching a $2 million settlement with the city over police officers’ actions while encountering her, her vehicle, and its occupants.

Rickia Young and her 2-year-old son had recently picked up her 16-year-old nephew ...

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