Oakland Police Department Issues 33 Disciplinary Actions for Tear Gas Use at 2020 George Floyd ProtestsPolice officials in Oakland on Wednesday offered some details regarding nearly three dozen disciplinary actions against officers for using tear gas during the city's George Floyd protests a year ago.
Tear Gas Deployment Ends Vallejo Police Standoff; Suspect ArrestedA suspect wanted in an assault with a deadly weapon case kept Vallejo officers at bay outside his home for three hours Tuesday and resisted attempts to communicate before tear gas was used, Vallejo police said.
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.
Oakland Council Members Want Tear Gas Use Suspended At ProtestsA group of Oakland City Council members called for an indefinite suspension of the use of tear gas to control and disperse crowds during the ongoing protests and amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Peaceful Teen Protest In Clayton Ends With Smoke Grenades, Tear GasA demonstration in the East Bay suburb of Clayton tjat was peaceful for much of the afternoon ended with law enforcement using smoke grenades and tear gas to get the crowd to disperse.
Oakland Protest Organizer Shocked By Huge Turnout, Disappointed With Police Response Following MarchA young protest organizer said he was shocked by the size of Monday's protest rally and criticized Oakland police over its handling of an event that ended in chaos with police firing tear gas and rubber bullets.
No Charges For San Jose Police Officers Who Killed Domestic Violence Suspect With Tear GasSan Jose police officers who killed a man by tear gassing him during a standoff in 2018 will not face criminal charges.
Officer Injured, Tear Gas Used On Oakland ProtestersTear gas was deployed in Oakland Wednesday night during an anti-Trump demonstration that has been declared an unlawful assembly.
Turkish Police Douse Pride Rally With Tear Gas, Water Cannons, Rubber BulletsIn stark contrast to the cooperative spirit of San Francisco’s Pride parade Sunday, across the globe in Istanbul, the Pride march was marred by violent clashes with local police.
Berkeley City Council Places Moratorium On Some Police Tactics Against Peaceful ProtestersThe Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. In addition police will wear body cameras.
Oakland Cop Who Fired Tear Gas Canister At Occupy Protesters Will Return To JobThe Oakland police officer who was fired three years ago for firing a tear gas canister into a crowd at an Occupy Oakland protest will return to work.
Wanted Parolee Escapes Fremont Police StandoffA wanted parolee has managed to escape from a police standoff in a Fremont neighborhood Monday morning, according to authorities.
Oakland Businesses Regroup After Day Of Protest While damage wasn’t as extensive compared to previous protests, businesses in downtown Oakland were once again trying to recover Wednesday following May Day demonstrations.
Oakland Police Tally 39 Arrests In May Day ProtestsLarge protests in Oakland on Tuesday to mark May Day were mostly peaceful but 39 people were arrested, city of Oakland officials said Wednesday.
Occupy Oakland Protest Turns Violent; Hundreds ArrestedPolice arrested around 200 Occupy Oakland protesters during a day of action Saturday that began with the protesters' attempt to take over a vacant building to establish a community center there.