Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find
Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?
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.
More than 100 people were arrested and at least 44 were taken to hospitals following a riot at an annual spring break event near the University of Santa Barbara over the weekend.
Police in riot gear attempted to disperse crowds of people in the Mission District where several large piles of burning debris were dotting Mission and Valencia streets hours after the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory against the Detroit Tigers Sunday night.
SFPD identified the man they shot and wounded in the Mission last week and claim he was armed and about to avenge a previous gang-related shooting.
Protesters returned to San Francisco’s Mission District Friday night to protest an officer-involved shooting that left a man injured Thursday.
Shortly after an officer-involved shooting in which a plainclothes officer shot a suspect who pulled a gun on the officer Thursday night, dozens of rioters surrounded San Francisco’s Mission District Police Station while one person vandalized the police station.
The University of California, Berkeley will pay a photojournalist $162,500 to settle a lawsuit alleging campus police illegally searched his camera for photos of a student protest outside the chancellor’s home.
At least two law enforcement officers were injured during a clash with members of the Occupy movement who were at the state Capitol to protest a rally by a pro-white group.
A melee involving 150 to 200 San Quentin State Prison inmates Thursday morning sent one inmate to a hospital, a prison spokesman said.