‘He Was Too Scared to Tell Me What Was Going On’: Mother Claims 11-Year-Old Was Scarred After Being Handcuffed When Police Stopped Dad Following High Speed Chase

For one 11-year-old Ann Arbor, Michigan boy, what happened when he encountered police on April 16, 2021, has haunted him ever since. The boy’s mother, Markia Dixon, filed a lawsuit on October 5, 2021, against the Pittsfield Township Police officer who handcuffed her son claiming his constitutional rights were violated and the experience caused him emotional trauma.