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File #: RS2021-821    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/5/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 3/16/2021 Final action: 3/16/2021
Title: A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the civil rights claim of Daniel Hambrick against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $2,250,000.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Judgments and Losses Fund.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Ginny Welsch
Attachments: 1. RS2021-821 Letter to Clerk
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A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the civil rights claim of Daniel Hambrick against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $2,250,000.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Judgments and Losses Fund.
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WHEREAS, on July 26, 2018, Daniel Hambrick was shot and killed during a foot pursuit with Metropolitan Nashville Police Department Officer Andrew Delke; and,
WHEREAS, after investigation, the Metropolitan Department of Law believes that the settlement listed in Section 1 is fair and reasonable and in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government and recommends that any and all claims or causes of action brought or that could have been brought by the Estate of Daniel Hambrick related to the events detailed above be compromised and settled for $2,250,000.00, and that this amount be paid from the Judgments and Losses Fund.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1: The Metropolitan Department of Law is authorized to compromise and settle the civil rights claim of the Estate of Daniel Hambrick for the sum of $2,250,000.00 with said amount to be paid from the Judgments and Losses Fund.
Section 2: This resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Agenda Analysis
Analysis

On July 26, 2018, Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) officer Andrew Delke was patrolling the area near the John Henry Hale apartments when he saw a vehicle matching the description of a vehicle that had been reported as driving erratically. Officer Delke pulled into the parking lot behind the vehicle and several male individuals exited the vehicle. Officer Delke has stated that when he told them to stop, Daniel Hambrick ran away. While being pursued by Officer Delke, Mr. Hambrick dropped a gun he had been ca...

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