Civil Liberties

Woman Gets $6.5K After Attack by Police Dog

What if she'd shot the cop dog?


The city of Sioux City has reached a $6,500 settlement in a lawsuit filed by a woman who was attacked by a police dog.

Keisha Davis filed suit in Woodbury County District Court in December 2011 against the city, then-police chief Joe Frisbie, current Chief Doug Young and officer Lori Noltze.

In the suit, she said that on Dec. 12, 2009, she was at her home when her then-husband, Kevin Davis, pulled his vehicle into the driveway of their home. Four police officers also arrived to arrest him. When Noltze released her police dog, it attacked Keisha Davis.