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Cops have womens bikinis sale barged into James Jordan Sr.’s family home looking for him more than a dozen times since he died in 2006 — prompting his exasperated relatives to finally post his death certificate on the front door.
“I tell suit underwear them over and over, ‘James isn’t here! He’s dead! It’s that simple. What’s so difficult to understand about that?’ ” the Brooklyn security guard’s widow, Karen, told The Post on Monday.
James Jordan Sr., who died from diabetes at age 46, was last arrested in 1996 — for turnstile-jumping, said Karen Jordan, who has filed a lawsuit against the city in Brooklyn federal court.nkhytayr367485
But cops still routinely ransack the family’s Bushwick home on Sumner Avenue, demanding to see him — coming four times this year alone, Jordan said.
James Jordan Sr.The widow finally taped his death certificate to the door.
“I wanted it to be the first thing they saw before they came into my home and flipped it upside down,” Jordan said. “I can’t hide anyone in my apartment. It’s not big enough for that. But they keep coming and insisting that he’s in my house.”
Jordan said she’s mystified by the NYPD’s apparent obsession with her late spouse because he had such a minuscule criminal history. Law-enforcement sources said Jordan Sr. had three sealed arrests in 1996.
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Mark Nuñez, the lead plaintiff in the suit, settled swimwear manufacturer China for $75,000, according to court papers filed Monday. He had claimed in his initial 2011 lawsuit that correction officers pepper-sprayed him and repeatedly hit him in the face.nkhytayr367485
Other former inmates settled for between wholesale swimwear $150,000 and $750,000, according to court papers and figures provided by the city.
“These men finally feel a sense of justice and recognition that the city is paying this compensation for the serious injuries they received at Rikers Island,” said attorney Zoe Salzman, who was on the team of lawyers that represented the former inmates.
The federal class-action lawsuit brought sweeping reforms to the troubled complex, and Salzman added, “They’re all very excited and hopeful that the reform means real change.”nkhytayr367485
The Nuñez lawsuit was settled in part last month with an agreement for a long list of reforms, including a federal monitor, strict rules against guards hitting inmates in the head, putting body cameras on guards, and installing 8,000 surveillance cameras throughout the complex.
Ex-Rikers inmate Keith Bacote, who won $750,000, the suit’s largest settlement, had been assaulted at least twice by correction officers in 2011, according to the lawsui