Police Brutality

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

What Legal Reforms Are Likely To Come Out Of Recent Officer-Involved Deaths?

As protests against police brutality in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases continue, a variety of legal reforms could likely come out of all this action.

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Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Oakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.

12/18/2014

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Black Reporter, Police Lieutenant Open Up About Being Called ‘Sellouts’ By Police Brutality Protesters In Oakland, San Francisco

A local reporter who’s been covering the Bay Area protests against police brutality opens up about something she was shocked to hear from other people of color.

12/18/2014

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Vandals Smash Windows, Loot From Emeryville Businesses During 4th Night Of East Bay Protests

The fourth night of East Bay protests over the deaths of two black men in New York and Missouri was mostly peaceful Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Protesters marching in response to the Eric Garner grand jury decision march in Oakland on December 5, 2014. (CBS)

I-880 Blocked, Transit In San Francisco, Oakland Disrupted On 3rd Night Of Eric Garner Protests

Protests were held in San Francisco and Oakland for a third straight night in response to a New York City grand jury’s decision to not indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.

12/05/2014

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Director Of Oscar Grant Biopic Spearheads ‘Black Out Black Friday’ Shopping Boycott

A grassroots protest is circulating on social media asking people not to shop on Black Friday to show solidarity with victims of police brutality.

11/26/2014

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Oscar Grant’s Family In Ferguson To Support Michael Brown’s Family

The family of Oscar Grant has traveled to Ferguson, Missouri to offer support and advice to the parents of a black teen whose slaying at the hands of police ignited unrest.

08/21/2014

Protesters face off against police in riot gear in front of Oakland Police headquarters, August 20, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Marchers Hold Up Mirrors To Officers In Protest Over Ferguson, Police Shootings

Protesters against the police actions in Ferguson, Mo. as well as police killings of other suspects in California and other states gathered in Oakland on Wednesday. Some protesters unveiled a new tactic, by holding up mirrors in the faces of officers.

08/20/2014

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Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael Brown

Some windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/15/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

CCSF Students File Claim Against City, College District After Alleged Police Beatings During Protest

Two students from City College of San Francisco are planning to sue the school and the San Francisco Police Department after they say they were beaten up by officers after a campus protest in March.

05/27/2014

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