Tony Higgins

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Service Record

Agency: Ankeny Iowa Police Department
Rank: Officer[1]
Dates of Service: 2013-present[1]
Last Known Status: Suspended[1]

Incident Reports

Higgins had not been involved in any prior officer-involved shootings.[1]

2019 Shooting of Myles Regenold

Department Response

Higgins was placed on paid administrative leave.[1]

Legal Action

On March 2, 2021, Myles Regenold filed civil rights lawsuit against Higgins. Attorneys said video camera footage showed Regenold was unarmed and complying with the officers when he was shot.[2][3]

On September 23, 2021, the city of Ankeny agreed to a $500,000 settlement with Regenold.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ian Richardson, Ankeny police shoot unarmed burglary suspect', Des Moines Register, 2019-03-19
  2. Regenold v. Higgins, Justia Dockets and Filings
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ankeny settles over police shooting of unarmed suspect, AP News, 2021-09-23