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Officer Phil White of the San Jose Police Department seen teaching a gang prevention class to San Jose elementary students (Bay Area News Group)

Protest Over San Jose Police Officer’s Controversial Tweets, 13,000 Sign Petition Demanding His Firing

The demonstrators delivered to San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel shortly after 5 p.m. a copy of an online petition signed by more than 13,000 people calling for the termination of Police Officer Phillip White, police spokeswoman Sgt. Heather Randol said.

12/18/2014

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests

“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.

12/18/2014

Officer Phil White of the San Jose Police Department seen teaching a gang prevention class to San Jose elementary students (Bay Area News Group)

‘Duty To Kill You;’ San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets On #ICantBreathe Protesters

A veteran San Jose police officer has been placed on leave after tweets from an account apparently belonging to him were critical and some say threatening to activists involved in the I Can’t Breathe and Black Lives Matter protests.

12/15/2014

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Plainclothes CHP Officer Who Pulled Gun On Oakland Protesters Remains On Active Duty

A CHP officer who pulled his gun on protesters in Oakland Wednesday night is still on active duty and his supervisor says it doesn’t appear that the officer did anything wrong.

12/12/2014

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Undercover CHP Officer Points Gun Toward Protesters, News Photographer During Arrest At Oakland Demonstration

In a photo posted to Twitter, an undercover California Highway Patrol officer is seen pointing a small handgun in a “side grip” style toward a crowd of protesters and a news photographer while he restrains a protester who had reportedly attacked his partner.

12/11/2014

Protesters march in Berkeley. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Lecturer Threatened For Offering Injured Student Protesters Extra Time On Papers

A lecturer at UC Berkeley who posted a tweet offering extra time on an assignment to students injured during anti-police brutality protests has received numerous threats, prompting her to delete her Twitter account.

12/09/2014

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Berkeley City Council Meeting Postponed Following 3 Nights Of Protest

Following three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.

12/09/2014

A mother and her newborn baby after she went into labor while stuck in traffic created by a protest in Berkeley. (Source: Sutter Health)

Woman Goes Into Labor While Stuck On I-80 Freeway During ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Protests

A woman went into labor while stuck in the traffic jam created by protesters blocking Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night.

12/08/2014

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Obama: Deeply Rooted Racism In America Can’t Be Solved Overnight

President Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

12/08/2014

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Berkeley Mayor Wants Violent Protesters And Looters To Unmask Themselves

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said he wants the people who are causing widespread violence during protests in his city to “take off their masks and show us who you really are.”

12/08/2014

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