San Mateo County To Hold Forum On Tasers Following 3 DeathsIn the wake of three deaths involving Taser stun gun deployments by law enforcement officers in San Mateo County this year, the county Board of Supervisors voted at its meeting on Tuesday to hold an upcoming public forum on Tasers.
Man Dies In Fremont Police Custody; Plastic Bag Found In TracheaA man died after he stopped breathing in an interview room at the Fremont Police Department on Tuesday, according to police.
Redwood City Man Accused Of Attacking Mom Dies In Police CustodyA man who allegedly attacked his mother at a home in Redwood City on Monday evening and then died after a struggle with police has been identified.
Lake County To Pay $2 Million Over Inmate DeathA Northern California county has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who sued after his mother killed herself in jail a day after she was arrested for being under the influence of drugs.
Parolee Dies In Back Of Sacramento Police WagonA man on parole died in a Sacramento police wagon that was taking him to jail, the Sacramento Police Department said.
Naked Sonoma Suspect Dies While Being Taken Into CustodyA suspect that was detained by Sonoma police and Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Wednesday night died after going into medical distress while being taken into custody.
Sacramento Domestic Violence Suspect Leaps From Squad Car, DiesOfficials say a Sacramento-area suspect has died after kicking out the rear window of a squad car and leaping out while the vehicle was moving.
Data Shows Racial Disparity In California Arrests, Deaths In CustodyNewly released data shows that although just 6 percent of Californians are African Americans, they account for 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths.
Man Being Detained By Oakland Police Collapses, DiesA man being detained by Oakland Police early Monday morning collapsed following a struggled and later died at a hospital, according to authorities.