LAPD Officers Sue Owner of Anti-Cop Website For Posting Photos, ‘Bounty’
View Source | March 26, 2023 5:17 pm
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- The law suit is being led by the union The Los Angeles Police Protective League on behalf of three officers.
- The union filed the lawsuit Friday against an anti-police website they argue put a “bounty” on the officers’ by posting their headshots and other personal information.
- The information also reportedly included the names of undercover officers.
- The Los Angeles Police Department released information on roughly 9,300 in granting a public records request.
- Three officers – Adam Gross, Adrian Rodriguez and Douglas Panameno – have named Steven Sutcliffe, owner of killercop.com, in the lawsuit.
- None of the officers is undercover, but they have reportedly requesting the photos be removed from the website.
- The information was requested by police the group Stop LAPD Spying Coalition.
- The LAPD has apologized for having mistakenly included the names of undercover officers.
- The suite names Steven Sutcliffe, owner of killercop.com, and requests the photos be removed from the website, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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