State Senate Passes Bill Intended To Deter Police ShootingsCalifornia lawmakers on Wednesday sent Gov. Gavin Newsom the second half of a two-bill legislative package intended to deter shootings by police by requiring officers to take training in ways to avoid using lethal force.
California Assembly Backs Bill To Deter Shootings By PoliceThe California Assembly approved legislation Wednesday intended to deter deadly police shootings by restricting when officers can legally open fire.
Civilian Deaths In California Police Shootings Rose In 2017In Del Paso Heights, where Joseph Mann was shot and killed two years ago this week by Sacramento Police, the community is still healing.
Accepting Rights Award, Kaepernick Decries 'Lawful Lynching'In his acceptance speech, Colin Kaepernick described police killings of African Americans and Latinos in the United States as lawful lynchings.
Former Sacramento King Holds Rally For Police Reform After ShootingThe family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds at a rally Saturday, urging California's capital city not to let his memory or calls for police reform fade nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento officers.
157 Died In Encounters With Police In California Last YearViolent police encounters in California last year led to the deaths of 157 people and six officers, the state attorney general's office said Thursday in a report that provides the first statewide tally on police use-of-force incidents.
July Fourth Holiday Brings Mixed Feelings For MinoritiesAs many in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, some minorities have mixed feelings about the revelry of fireworks and parades in an atmosphere of tension on several fronts.
Fatal Police Shootings Highlight Inconsistent Body Cam UsageThe critical moment when a gunman opened fire on two San Diego police officers, killing one, may never be seen. The surviving officer returned fire but only activated his camera after the wounded shooter was running away.