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“We’ve been battling since June,” Brown said. “The (police) board is for the birds, when it comes to citizens. I talked to one board member, but he was very insulting. They just closed the door in our face.”
Valentine wants an apology from the department and compensation for the damage done to her psyche and home.
“She’s scared, and when she hears loud noises outside she thinks it’s the police coming in her house,” Brown said.
“When they realized they’d been had, why didn’t they just get everyone’s information and write a report for a complaint number and take it to the City counselor, who could get the right department to pay for damages?” Broughton said.
Instead, Valentine and Brown said the officers threatened to the take the elderly lady’s house when they left.
anyone care to explain how this falls under the rubric of "Protect and Serve"?