New excessive force lawsuit to be filed against Columbia police officers

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 | 4:19 p.m. CST; updated 10:36 a.m. CST, Friday, November 25, 2011

COLUMBIA — Attorney Stephen Wyse will file a federal lawsuit within the next week alleging civil rights abuses by the Columbia Police Department after two of his clients complained that officers pointed guns at them, handcuffed them and searched their car unnecessarily.