Two Fullerton police officers who were acquitted of criminal wrongdoing in the 2011 death of a mentally ill homeless man violated their department’s use-of-force policy, according to an internal report.
Former Cpl. Jay Cicinelli was acquitted last week of involuntary manslaughter and use of excessive force in death of Kelly Thomas.
Prosecutors formally dismissed charges Friday against a third former Fullerton police officer in connection with the death of transient Kelly Thomas.
After two Fullerton police officers were acquitted of killing a homeless man, the FBI says it will look at the evidence for possible further investigation.
A jury Thursday began deliberating the case of two ex-Fullerton police officers charged in the beating death of a transient.
Prosecutors claim Thomas, 37, died because of the beating he suffered at the hands of officers.
The trial for two former Fullerton police officers is coming up on closing arguments as prosecutors argue that a 37-year-old homeless man died because of a violent confrontation with police.
Several people have testified at a trial of two former Fullerton police officers about their violent encounters with a homeless man who died after a bloody confrontation with police two years ago.
Prosecutors have wrapped up their case against two former California police officers who are on trial in the death of a mentally ill, homeless man.
A jury was shown gruesome photos Thursday at the trial of two former Fullerton police officers, who have been accused of beating a mentally ill homeless man to death.
A judge in Orange County Friday pushed back opening statements in the trial of two ex-Fullerton police officers charged in the in-custody death of Kelly Thomas.
The Fullerton Police Department’s acting police chief Tuesday cleared Kelly Thomas of any wrongdoing when he was allegedly beaten by officers more than a year ago.
An independent investigator said Tuesday that the Fullerton Police Department violated the public’s trust and recommended 59 changes to the department in the wake of the beating death of Kelly Thomas.
The Fullerton City Council is holding a meeting Tuesday night to discuss possible changes in the police department in the wake of beating death of transient Kelly Thomas.
The Fullerton City Council Tuesday rejected a proposal to consider disbanding its police force.