Notice its the city paying for the officers screw up, not the officers responsible. Also note the damage bill is so low the city isn’t going to even notice, doubly so since the city insurance will probably pick up the bill.
This case started prior to the Wisconsin concealed carry law when open carry was their only option since it was legal.
State Sponsored Criminal Count 221: John Doe
Because deprivation of rights is a administration problem, no need for the actual perpetrators to pay.