crimes by police

Oakland police chief seeks to fire two officers

OAKLAND -- In the largest mass discipline in department history, police Chief Howard Jordan wants to reprimand 44 of his officers, including firing two, for various forms of misconduct in their aggressive handing of protesters during Occupy Oakland events in the past year.

Jordan announced the recommendations Friday morning as city officials released a much anticipated summary of internal affairs investigations sparked by complaints made against officers during the often violent protests.

Indybay Journalist Wins Settlement Against UC Berkeley

Mon Jul 9 2012 Lawsuit Settles with UC Regents Over 2009 Improper Arrest, Jailing, & Seizure of Photos David Morse, a veteran independent journalist and long-time member of the San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center (Indybay) has settled his lawsuit over the University of California - Berkeley Police Department’s (UCBPD’s) impr

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