After video of a violent arrest in San Jose last weekend went viral, police in San Jose admitted the video is tough to watch, but defended the use of force on the suspect.
The San Jose Police Department’s internal affairs division is investigating what some citizens described as “police brutality” in a three-minute, one second video that has already been viewed nearly 100,000 times, and is being watched more than 20,000 times an hour Monday night.
A May Day protest and march through the streets of Downtown Oakland turned violent Friday evening, with some businesses and cars being vandalized.
Bay Area Rapid Transit police face a lawsuit claiming they used excessive force on a drunken woman last year.
Demonstrators are taking up Bay Area streets Tuesday as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest recent cases of alleged police brutality caught on video.
San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday that a police officer who struck a homeless man with his baton and then administered pepper spray after rousting him from the back of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus earlier this month was simply doing as he was trained.
The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
It’s the calm after the spoon-banging storm that shut down three San Francisco BART stations Friday morning, but it won’t last for long.
The city of Napa and the family of a man who was fatally shot by Napa police in 2010 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit, both parties to the suit announced Monday.
San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets To #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Won’t Face Criminal Charges
Prosecutors say the San Jose police officer who posted inflammatory and taunting social media messages about anti-police protesters won’t face criminal charges.