Santa Ana Approved $1.7 Million to Settle Police Shooting Lawsuit Before Passing Cop Raises
February 28, 2019
On Feb. 5, a controversial three-year, $25.6 million police union contract commanded attention during Santa Ana city council. Before council members approved the contract without appropriating needed funds for it, they also quietly voted on a $1.7 million settlement to dismiss a lawsuit regarding the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Steve Salgado in 2017 by Santa Ana policeman David Prewett during closed session.
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