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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.


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.


In one of the posts mocking the school board's attempts to filter certain historic events, Twitter user @caltrider writes about the UC Davis Occupy protest "These lucky people are getting free perfume spritzes, just like at Macys. #JeffCoSchoolBoardHistory #copolitics."

UC Davis Announces Reforms In Response To Pepper Spray Task Force Report

UC Davis announced on Wednesday a series of actions and reforms in response to a critical task force report on the police pepper-spraying incident last year that drew national attention.


Matthew Carmichael (credit: UC Davis)

UC Davis Names New Police Chief

UC Davis swore in a new police chief on Thursday, the day after the embattled chief announced her retirement.


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.


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.


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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.