More plaintiffs have come forward against BHPD for being Black while on Rodeo Drive
BEVERLY HILLS, Cal. –– Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump and co-counsel Bradley C. Gage will hold a press conference on September 11 to provide an update on developments in a class action lawsuit against the city of Beverly Hills and Captain Scott Dowling for Beverly Hills Police Department’s targeting of people of color via a task force dubbed “Operation Safe Street” and “Rodeo Drive Task Force.” Attorneys will also discuss new evidence in the case.
From August 2019 to August 2021, 1088 Black people were arrested by the Beverly Hills Police Department but only two have resulted in convictions. Ninety percent of people arrested by the Rodeo Drive Task Force were Black even though only 1.5% of the Beverly Hills population is Black. The legal team is announcing a $500 million demand.
Attorney Ben Crump
Attorney Bradley C. Gage
Victims of BHPD task forces
September 11, 2023, at 11 a.m. PT
Crescent Drive Side of Beverly Hills City Hall
455 N. Rexford Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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