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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
Following three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.
A woman went into labor while stuck in the traffic jam created by protesters blocking Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night.
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.
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.”