The city of Bloomington mouthpiece (Pantagraph) announced the City is settling this case for $120,000. They got off lucky.
By: Diane Benjamin
In case you forgot, Gabriella Calhoun is the young lady from the Denny’s incident that happened in 2013.
Her case also led to the discovery of racists comments made by Sgt Shumaker that had been buried by the City. Sgt Shumaker wasn’t fired, he just got a letter in his file that will disappear in 5 years if no further incidents take place.
This is my original story from 2013: https://blnnews.com/2013/07/09/bloomington-police-bullies-racist-or-can-they-explain/
These are stories from last January when Calhoun was found NOT guilty of assaulting a police officer. They are also about the audio cover-up that led to the Not In Our Town public meeting.
Chicago attempted to bury the video of an officer shooting a black guy. Bloomington attempted to bury audio of an officer’s racist comments.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the Chicago Police Chief. Today the New York Times called for Rahm…
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