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

Activists Call For Justice Dept. Investigation Of Sonoma Co. Law Enforcement’s Use Of Deadly Force

Civil rights activists and a group of surviving family members of police-related deaths are calling for a U.S. Department of Justice investigation of Sonoma County for what they call “an epidemic of deadly force by police”.

06/24/2014

Still frame of YouTube video shows two Salinas police officer moments before fatally the man in the center who allegedly waved gardening shears. (Curtis McHenry/YouTube)

Salinas Denies Request To Release Names Of Officers Involved In Fatal Shootings

The city of Salinas has denied a request by news outlets to release the names of police officers involved in three fatal shootings this year.

06/11/2014

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

Sonoma Sheriff’s Office Identifies 2nd Deputy Present At Fatal Shooting Of Andy Lopez

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office has identified Michael Schemmel as the second sheriff’s deputy who was present at the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez in October.

06/07/2014

A homicide suspect in Sunnyvale was killed by police after displaying a weapon. (CBS SF)

Sunnyvale Authorities Say Suspect Fatally Shot By Police Pointed BB Gun At Officers

A Sunnyvale man suspected of murdering a woman who lived with him was pointing a BB gun that looked like a rifle at police when the officers shot and killed him, said a spokesman for the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.

06/06/2014

A homicide suspect in Sunnyvale was killed by police after displaying a weapon. (CBS SF)

Sunnyvale Cold Case Investigation Leads To Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting

A Sunnyvale man shot dead by police Thursday and suspected of killing a woman reported missing last year has been identified as 53-year-old Glen Griggs, according to police.

06/05/2014

Oakland Shooting Scene

Oakland Agrees To $110,000 Settlement After 2012 Fatal Police Shooting

The City of Oakland has agreed to a $110,000 settlement with the family of an 18-year-old man who was shot and killed by police during a foot chase in East Oakland.

06/04/2014

Still frame of YouTube video shows two Salinas police officer moments before fatally the man in the center who allegedly waved gardening shears. (Curtis McHenry/YouTube)

U.S. Dept. Of Justice Sending Mediator To Salinas Following Officer-Involved Shootings

The Salinas police chief announced Tuesday that he has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to send a conciliation specialist to Salinas in order to facilitate community dialogue following recent officer-involved shootings.

05/28/2014

Salinas riots turn violent after man is fatally shot and an officer is hit in the head.

Man Shot And Killed In Salinas During Protest Of Previous Officer-Involved Shooting, Feds To Investigate

A 23-year-old Salinas man was shot to death late Wednesday during a demonstration where people threw bottles and other objects at police and emergency staff, injuring an officer trying to save the man, police said Thursday.

05/22/2014

Still frame of YouTube video shows two Salinas police officer moments before fatally the man in the center who allegedly waved gardening shears. (Curtis McHenry/YouTube)

Video Captures Salinas Police Fatally Shooting Man With Garden Shears On Busy Street Corner

Police shot and killed a man allegedly swinging a pair of garden shears toward them on a busy Salinas street corner Tuesday afternoon in an
incident that was recorded by one of dozens of witnesses and posted on YouTube.

05/21/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Settles Lawsuit: 5 Men Detained With Oscar Grant To Get $175,000

BART has settled a lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform in Oakland when he was fatally shot.

05/20/2014

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