Independent San Jose Police Auditor Says Grand Juries No Longer Serve Their PurposeSan Jose independent police auditor Judge Ladoris Cordell says it’s time to do away with grand juries and that they no longer serve their purpose. This follows two grand juries that decided not to indict officers who killed unarmed black men.
Berkeley City Council Meeting Postponed Following 3 Nights Of ProtestFollowing three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.
Protesters Gather In San Francisco, Oakland Over New York Jury's Decision Not To Indict Officer In Chokehold DeathProtests were taking place in Oakland and in San Francisco Wednesday evening in response to a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died while in a police chokehold restraint.
Oakland To Offer 'Healing Centers' As Police, Shop Owners Prepare For Ferguson VerdictBusiness owners in Oakland prepped their storefronts in anticipation of protests over an expected grand jury decision on the police shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson Missouri.
No Charges Against Oakland Police Officers Who Killed Unarmed ManThe Alameda County district attorney has decided not to press any charges against the two Oakland police officers who shot and killed an unarmed man last November.