Police Killing of Unarmed Black Man Leads to Record Settlement in Waterloo, Iowa: The Spence Law Firm, LLC and Frerichs Law Office, P.C.
January 15, 2016
WATERLOO, Iowa, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The family of an unarmed 22-year-old man fatally shot by a Waterloo, Iowa police officer in 2012 has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, according to his attorneys at The Spence Law Firm, LLC and the Frerichs Law Office, P.C. Derrick Ambrose, Sr., a decorated U.S. Army sergeant major with service in Iraq and Afghanistan, raised questions in the litigation about the local and state investigations of the incident, the city police shooting review board, and the Black Hawk County, Iowa grand jury presentation to justify the shooting of his son, Derrick Ambrose, Jr. The killing was part of “a pattern of constitutional... Read more