Grand Jury Indicts 2 Stockton Officers Fired for Beating Black TeenA grand jury has indicted two Stockton police officers on felony assault charges in the alleged beating of a Black teenager so severe that he was left with massive bruising on his face, the San Joaquin County district attorney announced Friday.
Coroner's Jury Finds Death of Angelo Quinto to Be 'Accidental'In Contra Costa County, a coroner's jury on Friday released its findings into the death of Angelo Quinto, a man who died while in police custody late last year.
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.
Incarcerated People Share Reactions To Derek Chauvin Guilty VerdictThe Prison Journalism Project received responses from incarcerated people and correctional officers from across the county about the Derek Chauvin verdict.
Oakland Civil-Rights Attorney Shows Police Bodycam Footage of Stockton Teen's Brutal ArrestA crowd gathered in Stockton on Saturday to demand justice after seeing newly-released police body camera video of four officers savagely beating 17-year-old Devin Carter late last year.
Bay Area Lawmaker Would Require DA's Who Receive Police Contributions To Recuse Themselves In Misconduct CasesA bill to be introduced in December in the state Assembly would require district attorneys to recuse themselves from police misconduct cases if they have accepted campaign contributions from police unions that represent the accused officer.
Proposal Would Allow Families Of Police Brutality Victims To Seek CompensationA bill to be considered in the California Legislature would allow the families of police brutality victims to seek compensation from the state even if someone is not arrested or charged with a crime.
Grand Jury Indicts 4 For Stealing Guns During ProtestFour people have been charged with stealing at least 27 firearms from a Hayward gun store on a night in May when thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality.
San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Joins Push For South Africa-Style Truth, Reconciliation CommissionSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin joins a pilot effort patterned after South Africa's post-apartheid truth and reconciliation commission to confront racism in the criminal justice system.
Police Brutality Protesters Gather At Antioch City Hall, Seek Removal Of 2 OfficersProtesters calling for an end to police brutality gathered outside City Hall in Antioch on Monday, calling for the removal of two officers.
Federal Judge Places Limits On Oakland Police Use Of Tear Gas On ProtestersA federal judge has temporarily placed limits on the Oakland Police Department's use of tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets on protesters.
DA Chesa Boudin Not Charging Cases Relying On SFPD Officers With Misconduct HistorySan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced Monday that his office will no longer charge cases that rely on statements from officers who have a proven history of misconduct.
Sister Of Federal Guard Killed In Oakland Tells Congress "He Did Not Deserve To Die"The sister of a federal security guard who was ambushed in a hail of bullets during a night of intense protests and unrest in Oakland, gave an emotional testimony before Congress, on Wednesday.
San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Offers Money To Aid Victims Of Police ViolenceThe policy change by District Attorney Chesa Boudin comes as the U.S. reels from the deaths of George Floyd and other people of color at the hands of police.
Activists Outline Police Policy Changes In Wake Of Protests Following George Floyd KillingAfter two weeks of protests and unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, activists have begun to outline some of the specific policy changes they want to see enacted.