Dijon Kizzee Protest Leaders Accuse LA County Sheriff's Deputies Of Excessive ForceWith emotions running high this year in the wake of the high-profile deaths of unarmed black people like George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, angry protests over Kizzee’s death erupted immediately.
LAPD Asks Protesters To Report Incidents Of Excessive ForceLAPD promised a thorough investigation and to hold officers accountable for their actions, though many who commented on the post urged those with videos of suspected excessive force or who have been victimized to instead contact a lawyer.
Federal Jury Rules OC Sheriff's Deputy Used Excessive Force On Knife-Wielding SuspectThe jury awarded Connor Zion's mother $360,000.
Family Suing LAPD Over Death Of Man Instead Of 'De-Escalating The Situation'Two weeks ago a young man held police at bay for 30 minutes and finally jumped off a porch. Police arrested him. He died in custody. As CBSLA's Dave Lopez reports, today his family announced they are suing the LAPD. They claim police used excessive force on 20-year-old Jose Chavez including a stun gun and multiple rounds of bean bags.
Victim's Family Claims Preliminary Autopsy Proves Excessive Force Used In Fatal Walmart ShootingThe attorneys for the victim's family say the preliminary autopsy shows that officers used excessive force in a Walmart parking lot — and they're filing suit.
'I Hope One Of Your Babies Gets Taken Away!' Says Mother Of Man Shot, Run Over By Police After Killing Is Ruled JustifiedEric Rivera was fatally shot and run over by a police cruiser after officers believed he was holding a gun, which was later discovered to be a plastic toy.
Anaheim Suspect Suffers Cardiac Arrest During Struggle With OfficersChristopher Eisinger became unconscious during his altercation with Anaheim police but was revived and rushed to a hospital in stable condition.
3 NorCal Prison Officers Sentenced To 15 Years In Inmate's DeathA jury found the deputies guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of 31-year-old Michael Tyree, a mentally ill inmate.
Graphic Body Cam Footage Shows Tased Suspect's Deadly Altercation With PoliceAnaheim PD has maintained their officers did nothing wrong during a struggle that led to Fermin Valenzuela's death in 2016.
ACLU Report: Anaheim PD Uses Excessive ForceA new ACLU report claims that Anaheim has a higher officer-involved death rate than L.A., San Francisco, New York, Atlanta and Boston. The Anaheim Police Department is disputing the findings, saying there are inaccuracies.
Jury Awards Family $5.5M Verdict In LAPD Stun Gun DeathA jury has awarded $5.5 million to the family of a man who died after Los Angeles police repeatedly shot him with a stun gun.
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.