It's expensive when law enforcement fails
Political subdivisions have recently paid a high price for law enforcement officers not living up to the public trust.
Hubbard County's eye-popping settlement of $640,000 to an Akeley woman earlier this year to settle a civil rights case was a painful lesson in the oversight -- or lack of -- officers exercising poor judgment.
Akeley additionally paid $55,000 for its role in the same case.
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