Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks To Decriminalize Jaywalking, Says Citations Disproportionately Issued To People Of ColorA Bay Area lawmaker is seeking to decriminalize jaywalking in California, saying such citations are disproportionately issued to people of color and have led to life-threatening encounters with law enforcement.
Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Unarmed Black Man Beaten By Sacto Police For Suspected JaywalkingCivil rights attorney John Burris is filing a lawsuit on behalf of a Sacramento man beaten by police during an arrest for allegedly jaywalking on his way home from work.
Stockton Police Officers Slam Teenager Onto Ground For Alleged Trespassing, Resisting ArrestA YouTube video posted Wednesday shows a Stockton Police officer hitting a teenager with a baton after he was allegedly walking in a bus only lane.
San Rafael's STRIDE Campaign Aims To Reduce Accidents Between Cars And PedestriansSan Rafael police are rolling out a new campaign aimed at protecting motorists and pedestrians on city streets.
Pedestrian Hit By Car Cited For Jaywalking After Trip To HospitalA pedestrian hit by a car in San Francisco’s Cathedral Hill neighborhood was cited for jaywalking after being taken to the hospital on Sunday afternoon, police said Monday.
Jaywalking Pedestrian Fatally Hit By Passing Car In San FranciscoA pedestrian was fatally struck by a passing vehicle when jaywalking on Lombard Street in San Francisco on Sunday, police said.
Pedestrian Killed In San Francisco Muni AccidentA pedestrian struck by a Muni bus Sunday afternoon has died, according to Muni officials.