Excessive force

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Disturbing Video Shows Bloodied Man After Alleged Takedown By Bloomingdale’s Security

A 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

08/03/2015

megan sheehan slammed to floor by bart police

New Video Shows BART Cop Slamming Drunk Woman To Floor In Federal Lawsuit

Bay Area Rapid Transit police face a lawsuit claiming they used excessive force on a drunken woman last year.

04/27/2015

San Bernardino sheriff's cars as they search for a man suspected of stealing a horse on April 9, 2015. A video has surfaced of the suspect being assaulted by deputies. (CBS)

SoCal Deputies Caught On Camera Beating Suspected Horse Thief, Investigation Ordered

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.

04/09/2015

Mohammed Moneeb

Muslim Law Enforcement Officer Says Police Used Excessive Force During Raid Of His Santa Clara Home

Mohammad Moneeb’s lawyer called the raid a retaliation with racist overtones.

12/23/2014

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Cops From Pepper-Spraying Incident Revealed In UC Davis’ Reynoso Report

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.

08/22/2014

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San Jose State Motivational Speaker Files Complaint After Claiming Police Beat Him

A man who gave a motivational speech at San Jose State University in May claims police beat him up afterward.

07/25/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Sonoma Co. Looks At Measures In Response To Lopez Shooting

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.

12/03/2013

Occupy Oakland protesters march through streets of Oakland as a part of the Occupy Wall Street movements, near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy Protesters

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.

07/03/2013

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Petaluma Paying $500,000 To Man Bitten By Police Dog

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.

12/14/2012

Cell phone video shows Alameda County Sheriff's Deputies arresting a man at an East Oakland social services center on October 23, 2012. (CBS)

Alameda Co. Deputies Accused Of Excessive Force During Arrest

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.

10/24/2012

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