Activists Seek Greater San Mateo Sheriff Oversight After Chinedu Okobi DeathActivists in San Mateo County are seeking greater oversight of the sheriff's office and asking the county's Board of Supervisors to create a new citizens' oversight body.
Chinedu Okobi Death: Internal Investigation Clears San Mateo DeputiesThe San Mateo County sheriff's deputies who killed Chinedu Okobi last year were cleared of any violations of department policy, according to an internal affairs report.
San Mateo Sheriff Revising Use Of Force Policy After Taser DeathsAuthorities in San Mateo County on Tuesday morning presented a possible change in its use of force policy including Tasers after three deadly incidents last year.
Lawsuit Alleges Racial Profiling, Excessive Force By Deputies Led To Man's DeathThe family of Chinedu Okobi, who was killed in a confrontation with San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies last October, will file a lawsuit against the county on Friday, a spokesman for the family's attorney said.
Outside Expert To Help Investigate Man's Death After Being Tasered In MillbraeFaced with growing public pressure, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office on Wednesday agreed to hire an outside expert to help investigate the death of a man who was repeatedly tasered by Sheriff's deputies during an October incident in Millbrae.
Facebook Exec Questions Police Account Of Brother's Death In MillbraeThe sister of an unarmed black man who died after being tased by California deputies last month says police video of the incident contradicts official accounts of how he died.
Family Of Man Killed In Struggle With Deputies In Millbrae Seek AnswersThe family of an 36-year-old unarmed man who died after an altercation with San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies in Millbrae earlier this month called for the release of all videos and other evidence in the case.