Fullerton Police Officer

(credit: CBS)

Third Fullerton Police Officer Charged In Kelly Thomas Case

A third police officer has been charged Thursday in connection with the beating death of a schizophrenic transient last year.

CBS Los Angeles–09/27/2012

(L-R) Manuel Ramos And Jay Cicinelli are accused in the in-custody death of Kelly Thomas. (credit: Orange County District Attorney's Office)

Fullerton Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Death Of Homeless Man

A 37-year-old Fullerton police officer pleaded not guilty Monday morning to homicide charges in the death of a schizophrenic homeless man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2011

Officer Manuel Ramos (left), Cpl. Jay Cicinelli (right) (credit: Fullerton Police Dept.)

Police Recordings Key Part Of Fullerton Beating Case

As Fullerton police Officer Manuel Ramos approached a homeless man at a bus stop in July, he clicked on an audio recorder normally used to exonerate officers accused of misconduct.