WHEN A ST. Paul cop pointed a gun at James Brendale's head and told him to put up his hands or he'd shoot, Brendale thought he was a goner. He hasn't been able to raise his hands in the air since his spine was crushed in a car accident 11 years ago. He tried to explain this to the police, but they yanked him out of the car and threw him to the ground. What followed earned Brendale the largest city settlement in the history of St. Paul. The cops who beat him, however, got off with a... More >>>