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Georgetown University: Wise County Sheriff's Deputy Settles Federal Lawsuit, Issues Written Apology for Tackling Middle-Schooler

Feb 15, 2020 - Targeted News Service

Georgetown University's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection issued the following news release:

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- The sheriff's deputy agrees to undergo special training and pay the child's family $86,000

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This week, attorneys from Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) secured an $86,000 settlement from Wise County Sheriff's Deputy Ryan Adkins, who unlawfully tackled a 14-year-old middle-school student in 2018. The settlem...