Two inquiries to look into rough arrest of woman with dementia

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Two inquiries to look into rough arrest of woman with dementia

Karen Garner is suing Loveland and three of its police officers over her arrest in June 2020. According to her federal lawsuit, she suffers from dementia and was arrested after leaving a Walmart without paying for about $14 in items. Police body camera video shows an officer reaching for one of her arms, putting her on the ground and handcuffing her after she started to walk away from him. The officer has been placed on leave pending an investigation.

Two inquiries to look into rough arrest of woman with dementia

Karen Garner is suing Loveland and three of its police officers over her arrest in June 2020. According to her federal lawsuit, she suffers from dementia and was arrested after leaving a Walmart without paying for about $14 in items. Police body camera video shows an officer reaching for one of her arms, putting her on the ground and handcuffing her after she started to walk away from him. The officer has been placed on leave pending an investigation.
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