$6.2 Million Verdict Against Whitley County Sheriff
The jury found that the Whitley County Sheriff had a pattern and practice of failing to train and/or supervise deputy sheriffs and that this amounted to a deliberate indifference to the likelihood that a violation of constitutional and civil rights would result. The case is Dalton Brewer v. Whitley County Sheriff, U.S. District Court, London, No 08-CV-183-GFVT. Here is the Jury Verdict Form.
Bill Estep reported on the case for the Lexington Herald-Leader: Jury Awards $6.28 Million To Corbin Man Who Says Volunteer Deputy Beat Him.