Excessive Force Lawsuit Takes Strange Turn In Sonoma CountyA violent altercation with a Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy left a teenage girl bloody and handcuffed in Petaluma, and now she is suing the department.
SF Supervisor Calls For Budget Reserves To Spur Police ReformsA supervisor in San Francisco on Thursday introduced a "carrot and stick" approach to reign in excessive force by the city's police department.
Disturbing Video Shows Bloodied Man After Alleged Takedown By Bloomingdale's SecurityA video that surfaced of a bloodied man who was allegedly apprehended by security guards at the Bloomingdale's store in San Francisco has raised questions about excessive force
New Video Shows BART Cop Slamming Drunk Woman To Floor In Federal LawsuitBay Area Rapid Transit police face a lawsuit claiming they used excessive force on a drunken woman last year.
SoCal Deputies Caught On Camera Beating Suspected Horse Thief, Investigation OrderedThe 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.
Muslim Law Enforcement Officer Says Police Used Excessive Force During Raid Of His Santa Clara HomeMohammad Moneeb's lawyer called the raid a retaliation with racist overtones.
Cops From Pepper-Spraying Incident Revealed In UC Davis' Reynoso ReportThe 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.
San Jose State Motivational Speaker Files Complaint After Claiming Police Beat HimA man who gave a motivational speech at San Jose State University in May claims police beat him up afterward.
Sonoma Co. Looks At Measures In Response To Lopez ShootingOn 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.
Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy ProtestersThe 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.
Petaluma Paying $500,000 To Man Bitten By Police DogA 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.
Alameda Co. Deputies Accused Of Excessive Force During ArrestAn 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.