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Cuyahoga County settles, avoiding lawsuit over juvenile detention center guard accused of throwing urine on boy—

Pattakos said in a statement that he commended the juvenile court for taking swift action after the incident to fire Beckles, and the county for paying “fair compensation for the deplorable conduct at issue.”

“Hopefully the County will continue to examine and reform the conditions that allowed a jail official to believe that he could get away with such conduct in the first place,” Pattakos said.

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