Mother Of Mentally Ill Man Killed By Huntington Beach Police Sues For $20MSteven Schiltz was killed by Huntington Beach PD officers at a sports complex last March after authorities received multiple calls of a man armed with a bat and a broken bottle.
Cal State Student Awarded $210K In LAPD Excessive Force CaseThe jury found that officer acted with malice, violating Daniel Garza's civil rights.
Tarantino Responds To Backlash From His Police Brutality Remarks: 'I'm Not A Cop Hater'Tarantino told the L.A.Times: "All cops are not murderers. I never said that." He said his critics are misrepresenting his comments and slandering him.
Man Who Says He Was Kicked In Head By LAPD Officer During Arrest Appears In CourtThe LAPD said they have no plans on releasing the video.
LAPD Investigates Excessive Force Claim Made During Drug Possession Arrest"I was just praying that they wouldn't kill me. I just closed my eyes and tried to hold on," Clinton Alford told the LA Times.
LAPD Identifies 2 Officers Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Ezell FordWitnesses told Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson that Ford was definitely not resisting when police shot him.
Civil-Rights Groups Insist Police Are Becoming Too MilitarizedThe news has been punctuated by images of police aiming rifles at marchers in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off a national debate about the use of force among officers. Dave Bryan examines local law enforcement, which has quite a collection of military-style weapons.
Surveillance Video Captures Rough Arrest By Santa Ana PoliceOlivia Arzate, Michael Vargas' mother, knew her son was arrested and taken into custody on June 20. But she didn't know why he had to be hospitalized.
Civil-Rights Activists Meet With Top CHP Official After Woman Is Punched On VideoLocal civil rights leaders met Monday with CHP Deputy Commissioner Ramona Prieto in an impromptu gathering outside the agency's downtown headquarters.
CHP Investigating Beating Of Woman On Shoulder Of 10 FreewayKCAL9's Randy Paige reports an arrest report shows the incident - captured on video by a motorist - occurred at the 10 on-ramp near La Brea July 1 at about 5:45 p.m.
Video Shows Woman Blinded After Beaumont Cop Allegedly Pepper Sprayed Her During ArrestEnoch Clark is charged with using excessive force against motorist Monique Hernandez during a traffic stop in February 2012 that led to her drunk driving arrest.
CSULA Student Alleges Excessive Force After CHP Arrest A Southern California college student Friday announced a federal lawsuit against a California Highway Patrol officer for alleged excessive force against a young woman.