Two gay women say they were harassed and unjustifiably arrested by a Honolulu Police Department officer incensed by their public display of affection in a grocery store.

The family of a man who died after being stunned with a Taser by police officers alleges he was the victim of excessive force.

Eric Seitz is representing the plaintiffs in both lawsuits. He joins host Chad Blair and Civil Beat reporter Nick Grube to talk about these cases specifically and police transparency issues in general.

Hit the play button to hear the discussion or subscribe to the Civil Beat Pod Squad on iTunes or Stitcher.

Click here to read a transcript of the podcast.

Chad Blair, Eric Seitz and Nick Grube on the Pod Squad

From left, host Chad Blair, attorney Eric Seitz and reporter Nick Grube on the Pod Squad.

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