http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/article/4-Oakland-officers-on-leave-after-assault-in-6853728.php 4 Oakland officers on leave after assault in December February 25, 2016 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say four Oakland police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after an incident involving an assault in December. The Oakland Tribune reports (http://bayareane.ws/1p8sdWd ) Thursday that the incident occurred the evening of Dec. 7, when…

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/4-Oakland-officers-on-leave-after-assault-in-6853728.php 4 Oakland officers on leave after assault in December Published 10:41 am, Thursday, February 25, 2016 The Oakland Tribune reports (http://bayareane.ws/1p8sdWd ) Thursday that the incident occurred the evening of Dec. 7, when Officer Cullen William Faeth showed up at Olga Cortez‘s home demanding to speak to the owner. The details of why Faeth and…

http://www.courthousenews.com/2016/02/24/alameda-county-corizon-blamed-for-death.htm Alameda County, Corizon Blamed for Death By MARIA DINZEO OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) – The family of a man who suffocated to death in an Alameda County Jail last year sued the jail’s health contractor and the county for negligence and civil rights violations. Mario Martinez, 29, died in the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin,…

http://www.contracostatimes.com/breaking-news/ci_29556971/oakland-four-officers-leave-after-incident-involving-assault Four Oakland cops on leave after incident involving assault By George Kelly and Angela Ruggiero Bay Area News Group Posted:   02/25/2016 05:11:43 AM PST | Updated:   about 3 hours ago The Cortez family (did not want to give first names) describe the attempted home invasion, assault and trespassing by at least two…

By Vince Cestone, KRON and Justine Waldman Published: February 9, 2016, 8:25 pm Updated: February 9, 2016, 9:13 pm http://kron4.com/2016/02/09/video-family-attorney-reacts-to-mayor-ed-lees-comments-about-mario-woods-shooting/ SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The fatal shooting of Mario Woods by San Francisco police drew widespread protests and criticism, and some pointed comments from San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee. As the mayor calls for a Department…

http://www.sfexaminer.com/lee-makes-right-call/ Opinion > Editorials Lee makes the right call By Examiner Editorial Board on January 28, 2016 1:51 am Last Sunday, in this space, we wrote The City needed Mayor Ed Lee to push for an independent investigation into the San Francisco Police Department’s killing of Mario Woods and we expressed doubts he would seize…

Sun Reporter’s Gail Berkley- Civil rights attorney John Burris has represented high profile victims of police misconduct on both sides of the San Francisco Bay, including the family of Oscar Grant, who was shot dead by a Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) officer, and the young African American men victimized by a group of…

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