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starroute Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-09-09 12:06 AM
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12. Has anyone dug out Gladney's full background yet?
Edited on Sun Aug-09-09 12:18 AM by starroute
Using Google's timeline option provides links to a few older stories -- but the links themselves appear to be pay-only. However, the snippets Google provides are intriguing.

One snippet, apparently from four years ago, is headlined "FROM THE POLICE ACADEMY TO A LESS-THAN-PERFECT WORLD" and reads "So when Kenneth Gladney, a 34-year-old recruit who had served in the US Army, finished his final qualification run three seconds behind the qualifying time of 12 minutes, 38 seconds, it appeared as if another cadet was washing out for failure to run fast enough."

Another reads, "Mar 17, 2006 - LOUIS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT, PO KENNETH GLADNEY, PO CLAUDE CROCKER AND METRO DUTY SERGEANT, DEFENDANTS. ... The remaining claim of plaintiff's complaint is that defendant St. Louis police officer Kenneth Gladney violated plaintiff's constitutional rights when on February 28, ... "

So it seems like Gladney got into the police despite not being able to run fast enough. But does anyone know what this claim of violating somebody constitutional rights was about?

On edit: I found the court case. It looks like the plaintiff lost because his claims of chronic neck pain, headaches, and difficulty sleeping after Gladney hit him were felt by the jury not to be credible. But nobody seems to be denying the Gladney did hit the guy hard enough to knock him out of his chair. Odd that Gladney is now putting himself in the same situation.

July 14, 2006


Remaining for trial in this action is plaintiff Terry Lynn Kimball's claim pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983 against Police Officer Kenneth Gladney, alleging that on February 28, 2002, in a booking area within the police department's Central Patrol Division, Officer Gladney struck plaintiff, knocking him out of his chair. . . .

Plaintiff has filed a motion in limine to exclude evidence of his prior misdemeanor convictions , deriving from two incidents in which plaintiff was convicted of misdemeanor assault or battery on police officers, one occurring before and one occurring after the incident at issue in this case. . . .

Plaintiff alleges, as set forth in his trial brief, that as a result of defendant Gladney's use of force, plaintiff continues four years later to suffer from chronic headaches, neck pain, limited neck mobility, difficulty sleeping and concentrating, and sensitivity to loud noises and bright lights. Plaintiff testified similarly in his deposition. Defendant argues that the evidence of plaintiff's employment shows that he worked full-time jobs involving stressful manual labor, that he regularly worked overtime, that his alleged symptoms did not cause plaintiff to miss work or interfere with his job duties, and that defendant quit his job at P.D. George because he was not getting as much overtime as he wanted.

Attorney Michael Wetmore was appointed on July 5, 2005 to represent plaintiff Terry Lynn Kimball in this action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging an unconstitutional use of force by defendant Gladney, a St. Louis police officer. After the remaining claim was tried to a jury and judgment entered against plaintiff in November 2006, appointed counsel has timely submitted a request for reimbursement of expenses incurred in the representation.

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  -Kenneth Gladney is a fraud, being pimped by tea baggers (aka POLITICAL TERRORISTS) wndycty  Aug-08-09 04:52 PM   #0 
  - he seems to be using them as much as they are using him  Schema Thing   Aug-08-09 05:01 PM   #1 
  - do they preface others' names with "White conservative"?  ima_sinnic   Aug-08-09 05:05 PM   #2 
  - Did they roll him out with a "B" carved into his face?  Nitrogenica   Aug-08-09 05:06 PM   #3 
  - I heard his new lawyer is Orly Taitz  wndycty   Aug-09-09 11:33 AM   #18 
  - Looks like he's definitely enjoying all the attention  masuki bance   Aug-08-09 05:09 PM   #4 
  - Has anyone as him to release his medical records?  jwirr   Aug-08-09 05:15 PM   #5 
  - And his birth certificate!  Rick Myers   Aug-08-09 05:17 PM   #6 
     - I need to see it  wndycty   Aug-08-09 09:16 PM   #7 
  - Thanks and being the brilliant bullshit detectors  Cha   Aug-08-09 09:17 PM   #8 
  - Unable to speak because of pain killers?  drm604   Aug-08-09 09:19 PM   #9 
  - Especially when he was able to talk yesterday. . .  wndycty   Aug-08-09 09:21 PM   #10 
  - 'Nuff Said!  CoffinEd   Aug-08-09 10:20 PM   #11 
  - Has anyone dug out Gladney's full background yet?  starroute   Aug-09-09 12:06 AM   #12 
  - Good get! Kick for this find  wndycty   Aug-09-09 07:35 AM   #14 
  - Excellent find. The Gladney guy in the  sabrina 1   Aug-09-09 03:30 PM   #23 
  - You should make this an OP. n/t  rvablue   Aug-09-09 05:40 PM   #26 
  - They always find one fool they can prop up in front of the cameras..  firedupdem   Aug-09-09 12:23 AM   #13 
  - My daughter had oral surgery on Friday, she was on pain killers afterward, she could talk. She  madmom   Aug-09-09 08:40 AM   #15 
  - SEIU should hire a private investigator to monitor him  chat_noir   Aug-09-09 08:42 AM   #16 
  - If he actually went to the hospital, I also want to see a police report  wndycty   Aug-09-09 08:43 AM   #17 
  - k&r. . . .n/t  annabanana   Aug-09-09 11:38 AM   #19 
  - Thanks for the support and the love  wndycty   Aug-09-09 11:45 AM   #20 
  - k&r (nt)  noamnety   Aug-09-09 03:06 PM   #21 
  - Hilarious  ProSense   Aug-09-09 03:09 PM   #22 
  - D'OH!  wndycty   Aug-09-09 04:02 PM   #24 
  - He's a chump for allowing himself to be used by the right wingers. nt  City Lights   Aug-09-09 04:04 PM   #25 
  - Just heard on local St Louis news - he has no health insurance  AllegroRondo   Aug-10-09 07:50 AM   #27 
  - LOL I need a link for his website  wndycty   Aug-10-09 11:29 AM   #29 
  - Yes, cart out some black guy to stoke the flames  KingFlorez   Aug-10-09 09:53 AM   #28 
  - so what's the latest.....he's touring now  Gabi Hayes   Aug-12-09 02:28 PM   #30 

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