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A $3 Million Deal Is Reached In The Rough Arrest Of A 73-Year-Old Woman With Dementia

Enlarge this image This video from the Loveland Police Department body camera footage shows Karen Garner, who has dementia, on the ground while being arrested on June 26, 2020. The city of Loveland announced Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, that it will pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit over her arrest. AP AP DENVER — A Colorado city has agreed to pay $3 million to a 73-year-old woman with dementia who was roughly arrested by police last year, officials announced Wednesday. Then-Officer Austin Hopp arrested Karen Garner after she left a store without paying for about $14 worth of items …

 

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