Pepper spray

A canister of pepper spray (Anthony Sesa/Getty Images)

Rohnert Park Man Pepper Sprays Lover’s Husband, Flees From Police

A Rohnert Park man who apparently carried on an affair with his neighbor’s wife was facing criminal charges after prosecutors said he pepper-sprayed the woman’s husband during a confrontation outside their homes.

07/31/2012

Vallejo shoplifting suspects. (Vallejo Police Dept.)

Vallejo Shoplifting Suspects Sought After Pepper Spray Attack

Vallejo police were looking for two suspects who stole merchandise from a Kohl’s and a Safeway store and pepper-sprayed store security guards who tried to detain them.

07/19/2012

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Woman Pepper Sprayed, Mugged In San Francisco

A woman was pepper-sprayed and had her purse snatched in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Monday afternoon, police said.

07/10/2012

Lt. John Pike of the UC Davis Police has been placed on administrative leave for pepper spraying nonviolent protesters on November 18, 2011. (CBS)

Judge Orders UC To Release Officers’ Names In Davis Pepper Spraying

A judge has ruled that the University of California must release the names of all the police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters at UC Davis last year.

06/26/2012

Lt. John Pike of the UC Davis Police has been placed on administrative leave for pepper spraying nonviolent protesters on November 18, 2011. (CBS)

UC Report Urges Sweeping Changes In Dealing With Protests

A long-awaited report on the use of force by campus police during Occupy demonstrations in Davis and Berkeley recommends sweeping changes in how the University of California deals with protesters.

05/04/2012

Lt. John Pike of the UC Davis Police has been placed on administrative leave for pepper spraying nonviolent protesters on November 18, 2011. (CBS)

UC Davis Police Chief Steps Down After Pepper-Spraying Incident

The police chief who oversaw the University of California, Davis, police department during its notorious pepper-spraying of Occupy protesters said she is retiring.

04/18/2012

A protester at UC Davis is rinsed off after being pepper sprayed by riot police on the school's campus, November 18, 2011.  (CBS)

UC Report Finds Davis Pepper Spray Incident Was Preventable

A University of California task force says the pepper-spraying of student protesters by UC Davis police could and should have been prevented.

04/11/2012

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UC Davis To Release Long-Awaited Report On Pepper-Spraying Incident

A long-awaited report on the pepper-spraying of protesters at the University of California at Davis by campus police officers last November will be released on Wednesday.

04/10/2012

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Officers Taser, Pepper Spray Hallucinating San Jose State Student

San Jose State University police used a Taser and pepper spray to subdue an allegedly aggressive student who was wandering around a residence hall on campus on Monday night, possibly under the influence of drugs, university officials said.

04/10/2012

A protester at UC Davis is rinsed off after being pepper sprayed by riot police on the school's campus, November 18, 2011.  (CBS)

Judge Rules UC Davis Pepper-Spraying Report Released Without Officers’ Names

A judge has tentatively ruled that the University of California must remove officers’ names from a report on the pepper-spraying of student demonstrators by campus police last fall.

03/28/2012

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