Transcript for By the Numbers: How cities pay for police use-of-force settlements.
Today we learned of course not a historic settlement between mobile and Rihanna Taylor's family in their police use of force case one of several recent cases and sparked outrage in civil unrest across the country. Kitchen taking a look at other taxpayer funded police settlements by the numbers. Twelve million dollars will be paid to embryonic Taylor's handling the largest police use of force settlement in global history. Other high profile cases also settled. Nearly three million dollars was paid to the family of blend of cast steel black motorist killed by Minnesota police officer back in 2016. And one and a half million dollars went to the parents of Michael Browning unarmed black eighteen year old was fatally shot by an officer in Saint Louis suburbs of Ferguson. In 2014. Five point nine million that was the amount of the settlement reached between New York City and a family of Eric Gardiner another unarmed black man who died after being put in a white police officers chokehold. A recent NPR study of police use of force civil settlements found from 2015. On average to point three million dollars was paid to victims families in counties that voted for Hillary Clinton. And one point eight million was the averaging counties that went into trump. And finally last year New York City with the largest police force in the country paid 176. Million dollars in civil judgments and claims for police related losses.
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