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John Pike

Pepper Spray

Attorney: UC Davis Pepper-Spray Cop’s Worker’s Comp Case Difficult To Prove

Melissa Brown says if John Pike is pursuing money, she believes he must have career-ending symptoms, because it’s not going to be a slam-dunk.

07/26/2013

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UC Davis Pepper-Spray Cop Seeking Worker’s Compensation For Psychiatric Injury

The state Department of Industrial Relations’ website says John Pike has a settlement conference on Aug. 13 in Sacramento.

07/25/2013

UC Davis police Lt. John Pike prepares to pepper spray student protesters on Nov. 18, 2011. (credit: CBS13)

ACLU Announces $1 Million Settlement With UC Davis On Pepper-Spraying Lawsuit

Attorneys representing the 21 students and recent alumni who were pepper-sprayed by UC Davis police last year announced on Wednesday that they have reached a $1 million settlement with the university on their class-action lawsuit.

09/26/2012

UC Davis police Lt. John Pike

Police Officer At Center Of UC Davis Pepper Spraying Scandal No Longer On Force

UC Davis has confirmed that the police officer at the center of its pepper spraying scandal last fall is no longer with the department.

07/31/2012

UC Davis Police Chief Annette Spicuzza

Embattled UC Davis Police Chief Announces Retirement

The UC Davis police chief, who has been on administrative leave since the infamous pepper-spraying incident on the campus quad in November, announced her retirement on Wednesday, several news agencies have reported.

04/18/2012

Occupy UC Davis Protests Police Pepper Spray Incident

UC President Expects Quick Response From Chancellor On Pepper Spray Report

The University of California president’s office expects the chancellor of UC Davis to respond quickly to a critical report on the pepper-spraying of student demonstrators last fall.

04/12/2012

UC Davis police Lt. John Pike seen giving students a dispersal order. (credit: Juliedeanucc/YouTube)

Task Force Report Critical Of Police, Administrators In UC Davis Pepper-Spraying

The long-awaited task force report on the pepper-spraying incident at the UC Davis campus in November was released Wednesday, and it includes a number of criticisms against police and administrative action.

04/11/2012

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Judge Rules Pepper Spray Report Can Be Released But Without Officers’ Names

A judge has ruled the University of California can release a report on the pepper-spraying of student demonstrators by UC Davis police but must first remove most officers’ names.

03/28/2012

Occupy UC Davis Protests Police Pepper Spray Incident

UC Davis Campus Peaceful On Thanksgiving

The campus at UC Davis was quiet on Thanksgiving Thursday, with only a handful of tents up as students apparently took off for the holiday after a contentious week at the university.

11/24/2011

UC Davis police Lt. John Pike seen giving students a dispersal order. (credit: Juliedeanucc/YouTube)

Video Shows UC Davis Police Officer’s Warning To Students

A relatively obscure video clip has audio evidence that students were given a dispersal order last Friday.

11/23/2011

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi

UC Davis Holds Town Hall Meeting To Address Students

The UC Davis chancellor defended herself Tuesday from criticism over the campus police force’s pepper spraying of peaceful demonstrators as information emerged about the officer at the heart of the incident.

11/22/2011

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Pepper-Spraying UC Davis Officer Previously Honored, Accused

The riot-clad police officer who pepper sprayed a row of peaceful Occupy Wall Street protesters at a California university last week is a retired U.S. Marines sergeant twice honored for his police work on campus.

11/22/2011