State Bill Banning Police From Using Certain Holds Heads to Governor’s DeskCalifornia’s legislature passed a bill this week that bars police from using certain face-down holds that have led to several deaths.
Demonstrators March In Alameda Neighborhood Where Mario Gonzalez Died In Police Custody StruggleAnger continued to mount in Alameda Saturday as demonstrators staged a noisy protest in the neighborhood where Mario Gonzalez died after being pinned to the ground during a custody struggle with police officers.
UPDATE Alameda Police Officers Involved In Deadly Struggle with Mario Gonzalez IdentifiedThe three Alameda police officers involved in the struggle to take Mario Gonzalez into custody that ended in his death last week were identified Wednesday by a city official.
Alameda Police Bodycam Video Shows Struggle That Led To Mario Gonzalez's In-Custody DeathAlameda police on Tuesday released body-worn camera video showing officers struggling and grappling with Mario Gonzalez in an attempt to handcuff him, and then pinning him on the ground, where he became unresponsive and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Mario Gonzalez Case: Independent Investigation Launched Into Alameda Police In-Custody DeathAn independent investigation has been launched into the death of Mario Gonzalez, who died while in the custody of the Alameda Police Department earlier this week.
Family Holds Vigil, Seeks Accountability From Alameda Police Following In-Custody Death Of Mario GonzalezFamily members of Mario Gonzalez are demanding answers and transparency from the Alameda Police Department after the Oakland man died while in custody on Monday.
Man's Family Demands Answers From Alameda Police After He Dies In CustodyFather and caretaker Mario Gonzalez died in Alameda police custody Monday morning and his family is demanding answers about the case from the police department.