Sonoma County deputies employed a Taser against Wroth over 23 times, while Wroth was surrounded by law enforcement, to book him for driving drunk. The matter settled for $1.25 million.
Police used their Tasers against 66-year old McFarland in his home because he refused to leave to go to a hospital. The matter settled for $1.9 million.
Over 20 Sonoma County inmates were subjected to indiscriminate beatings and torture in the name of “counseling” at the jail. The matter settled for $1.7 million.
After rousing a snoozing bartender/model on a BART station bench, officers smashed Sheehan’s face into the floor, breaking bones, to book her into custody on St. Patrick’s Day. The matter settled for $1.35 million.