Vallejo To Pay $270,698 To Settle Excessive Force Lawsuit Against Off-Duty Police OfficerThe city has agreed to pay $270,698 to settle an excessive force lawsuit brought by a man who was allegedly struck in the head by an off-duty Vallejo police officer outside a Walnut Creek pizzeria in August 2018, according to the man's lawyer.
San Jose Police Officer On Leave After Rough Arrest Caught On VideoA San Jose Police officer seen in cell phone video kicking and dragging a woman across a parking lot during a recent arrest has been placed on administrative leave, pending an internal affairs investigation of the incident.
Oakland To Pay $147K In Settlement With Cyclist Arrested, Jailed For 'Bicycling While Black'Oakland City Council members approved a settlement Tuesday with Richmond resident Najari Smith, who was stopped by police in 2018 for allegedly playing music too loud from a trailer attached to a bicycle he was riding.
Los Gatos Police Officer Resigns After Video Of Beating Surfaces, Creates UproarA South Bay police officer who faced criticism after it was revealed that he severely beat a man while serving for another department has resigned.
Los Gatos Residents Wary After Police Department Hires Officer Fired From SJSUResidents in Los Gatos are demanding answers after learning an officer had his badge taken away at his previous job with another department.
Claims Filed Against Vallejo Police In Deadly Shooting, AltercationA Bay Area civil rights attorney filed claims against the Vallejo Police Department on Thursday, alleging excessive force in two encounters, including a deadly shooting.
Oregon Deputy Caught on Camera Pummeling Homeless ManCivil rights groups in Oregon are calling for an investigation after a video showed a sheriff's deputy punching a prone man in the head at least 16 times.
Trial Of Sonoma County Deputy Charged With Assault Ends In Hung JuryThe trial of a former Sonoma County sheriff's deputy charged with assault by a public officer of a 37-year-old Sonoma Valley man in his home in 2016 ended Monday morning with a hung jury.
Berkeley Urban Shield Protesters Claim Police Used Excessive ForceSeven people who say they were injured by Berkeley police during a protest at the close of a City Council meeting in June filed an administrative claim against the city Thursday.
Man Arrested By BART Police Last Year Sues Over Excessive ForceAn Oakland man who was arrested during a violent struggle with BART police last year has sued the transit agency and four officers for alleged use of excessive force, false arrest and assault.
Seahawks' Bennett Says He Feared Death By Las Vegas PoliceSeattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas police on Wednesday of racially motivated excessive force, saying he was threatened at gunpoint and handcuffed following a report of gunshots at an after-hours club at a casino-hotel.
Parents Of Unarmed Man Fatally Shot By Santa Clara Police File Excessive Force LawsuitParents of a 24-year-old unarmed man fatally shot by a Santa Clara police officer filed an excessive force and wrongful death lawsuit against the officer and the city.
Santa Rosa Man Tasered, Beaten By Deputies Files LawsuitA North Bay man who was Tasered and beaten in his home by a sheriff's deputy during a domestic disturbance call last year and captured the violent scene on video is filing suit.
San Jose State Police Accused Of Assault, Putting Bag Over Student's HeadA San Jose State University student filed civil rights complaint against campus police who allegedly beat him, placed a bag over his head.
Vallejo Police Investigate Officer's Use Of Force In Violent ArrestPolice in Vallejo are investigating allegations of excessive use of force by a police officer during an arrest of a man who allegedly was acting erratically near a gas station Friday afternoon.