Woman claims police beating

July 8, 2010

Ladonna Dixon, 24, has sued the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department in federal court, claiming she was injured and suffered a miscarriage after a beating during her arrest in June 2009. The suit claims Dixon was beaten by Officer Scott Childers outside her home when she was arrested for arguing with him during a medical emergency. The department said it is reviewing the arrest and will release more information once the review is completed.