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Excessive Force

University student Aloni Bonilla (pictured) has filed a lawsuit that claims she suffered a black eye and other injuries after an encounter with a CHP officer. (Photo courtesy Justice For Aloni/Facebook)

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.

03/21/2014

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LAPD Officers Cleared In Excessive Force Case Filed By Former Banker

Two Los Angeles police officers were cleared of all wrongdoing in a multimillion lawsuit filed by former bank executive, Brian Mulligan.

01/24/2014

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Superior Court Judge Claims UCLA Police Officers Used Excessive Force

An African-American Los Angeles Superior Court judge has filed a complaint against UCLA police after he was allegedly roughed up by two officers over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2013

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DOJ Opens Civil Rights Probe Into LA County Jails

Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2013

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Alleged Police Brutality Caught On Tape In Long Beach

An excessive force investigation was underway Wednesday after a confrontation between Long Beach police officers and a man was caught on tape.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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DOJ Accuses 2 LA Sheriff’s Stations Of Discrimination

The U.S. Justice Department said Friday it found that Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies at two stations in the Antelope Valley have engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional stops, searches, seizures and excessive force targeting African-Americans and Latinos.

06/28/2013

A black student is arrested at a USC party. (credit: Christopher Jones/USC)

LAPD Meets With USC Students Over Allegations Of Racial Profiling

USC students filled a campus auditorium Tuesday, voicing frustration and demanding answers from police and campus security after a party’s shutdown Sunday morning ended with six students arrested and allegations of racial profiling.

05/07/2013

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Man Sues OC Female Bounty Hunters For Using Excessive Force During Confrontation

A 35-year-old man plans to file a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a group of Orange County female bounty hunters he claims severely injured him during a confrontation last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2013

Bruce Faraon's arrest by LAPD officers last year was caught on video by his mother. (credit: CBS)

Man Claims He Was Beaten, Wrongly Arrested In Lawsuit Against LAPD

A man who claims he was brutally beaten and thrown into jail, even though he was innocent, has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department.

10/24/2012

Aibuedefe Oghogho. (credit: CBS)

Only On CBS2: Nightclub Camera Allegedly Captures LAPD Officers Beating Student

A college student who claims he was unjustly beaten and Tasered by officers while out with his friends in Hollywood last October is suing the Los Angeles Police Department.

10/03/2012

(credit: Nazif and Corona Attorneys At Law)

LAPD To Hold Community Forums To Address Excessive Force Concerns

The Los Angeles Police Department will hold a series of community meetings to address concerns about recent incidents involving excessive use of force, the Los Angeles Times reports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2012

Ivan Alvarez said he was assaulted by 4-5 cops in his jail cell two years ago in Buena Park. (credit: CBS)

Did Buena Park Police Use Excessive Force Against 32-Year-Old Man In Custody?

Did Buena Park police use excessive force against a man they had in custody? In his jail cell?

07/06/2012

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Uproar At Fullerton City Council Meeting Over Violent Police Arrest Of Homeless Man

A Fullerton city council meeting turned into a shouting match with city leaders storming out Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2011

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LA County To Pay $650K For Lawsuit Alleging Excessive Force By ‘Rogue Cops’

The Board of Supervisors agreed to pay $650,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging sheriff’s deputies used excessive force against two men arrested during a traffic stop.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/03/2011