The San Bernardino County sheriff has ordered an investigation after a video surfaced of deputies who chased down a suspected horse thief and beat him badly.
Mohammad Moneeb’s lawyer called the raid a retaliation with racist overtones.
The California Supreme Court has ruled this week that newspapers have a right to publish the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters in 2011.
A man who gave a motivational speech at San Jose State University in May claims police beat him up afterward.
On Tuesday, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors discussed several measures in response to the fatal shooting of Andy Lopez. They include the creation of a Community and Law Enforcement Task Force, along with a park to honor the 13-year-old.
The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive force during clashes with police during a protest in 2011.
A North Bay city has agreed to pay $500,000 to a man who was bitten by a police dog, leaving him with a missing chunk of biceps.
An eyewitness showed CBS 5 video of an arrest that occurred at a social services center in East Oakland Tuesday morning. While witnesses are saying deputies used excessive force, the department claims it was self-defense.
Lawmakers began a broader inquiry over of how colleges have responded to non-violent Occupy protests.
A federal jury in San Francisco has rejected an Oakland man’s claim that former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and four other officers used excessive force when they arrested and restrained him at a BART station in 2008.