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Settlement reached in police dog attack on Mountain View man

Original post made on Dec 22, 2021

Palo Alto and Mountain View have reached a settlement with Joel Alejo, who was attacked and repeatedly bitten by a police dog while he was sleeping in a shed in Mountain View last year, court records show.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 9:47 AM

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Posted by SRB
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Dec 22, 2021 at 10:43 am

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"City Attorney Molly Stump said that as of Tuesday morning, there was no non-confidential information available for public release. "

Financial amount paid by MV or PA residents/taxpayers should not be confidential.


Posted by PeaceLove
a resident of Shoreline West
on Dec 22, 2021 at 3:11 pm

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As a Mountain View resident I demand transparency in settlements with public money involving police violence. I'd also like to know which officer was yelling "Stop resisting" to a man being attacked by a dog. That phrase is often yelled by the most violent police officers as a cover to create a public perception that their abuse is justified. I'd like to know whether any disciplinary action has been taken against that officer and/or his or her partner who apparently stood by and allowed the vicious attack to happen.


Posted by Barbara
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Dec 22, 2021 at 4:54 pm

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Why are the terms of the settlement with public funds confidential?


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