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Some Claims Dropped In Ramapo Police Profiling Case

A lawsuit against Ramapo police has been amended.
A lawsuit against Ramapo police has been amended. Photo Credit: Facebook

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- The four parole officers detained by Ramapo police in April 2014 have dropped some claims about the incident, The Journal News reported.

In the incident The Journal News recounts, the April 21 police stop was triggered by a resident's 911 call describing people wearing bullet-proof vests in an unmarked car.

The parole officers later filed a federal lawsuit against the town, Ramapo police department and others alleging there had been racial profiling and their civil rights were violated, the Journal News story said.

According to the story, the parole officers have updated the civil rights lawsuit, removing the allegation that an officer dragged one of the parole officers and slammed him slammed him against the door of the car during the incident.

Read the full story here.

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