Protesters Call For Removal Of Sonoma D.A. After Decision To Not Charge Deputy In Andy Lopez’ Fatal Shooting
Dozens of protesters rallied at the Sonoma County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon to denounce District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s decision to not charge sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus with the murder of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.
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”.
A Yuba County Sheriff’s deputy is suspected of beating an unconscious man in Chico and threatening a witness who called 911.
A man who killed a California deputy after a carjacking and attack at a tourist attraction is also a suspect in the slaying of a retired Oregon educator, police said Thursday.
A crowd of over 100 protesters gathered at the courthouse in Downtown Santa Rosa Monday to make demands related to last year’s shooting by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.
A sheriff’s deputy was being treated for lung exposure to a toxic chemical mixture made by a man threatening suicide Wednesday morning, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
An off-duty Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a gunman and may have wounded a second suspect inside a grocery store in Alameda during an attempted robbery late Thursday night, according to Alameda police.
A man is in custody after allegedly accelerating his car toward a sheriff’s deputy in Marin City, prompting the deputy to shoot him, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and the local deputy sheriffs’ association have expressed their sympathies to those who knew a veteran deputy whose body was found in the water near the Vallejo Municipal Marina on Monday afternoon.
Authorities have recovered the body of a San Francisco Sheriff’s deputy whose boat was found adrift near a Vallejo Marina.