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Use Of Police Force Practices In The Sacramento Region
Stories related to: use of force
August 19, 2019 | Ben Adler
Nearly a year and a half after Sacramento police shot and killed Stephon Clark, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Monday that changes the legal use of force standard from “reasonable” to “necessary.”
August 29, 2018 | Ben Adler
The bill sought to change the rules governing when police officers can use force. It emerged this spring after the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark by Sacramento police.
August 13, 2018 | Ben Adler
California lawmakers are poised to change the rules governing the release of police records as this year’s legislative session moves into its final weeks, due in part to the Sacramento police shooting earlier this year of Stephon Clark.
April 3, 2018 | Ben Bradford
The latest police shooting of an unarmed black man — the death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento — has spurred the proposal of a new California law. It would change the almost 150-year-old definition of when an officer can apply deadly force.
August 18, 2017 | Bob Moffitt
The report found 832 people were seriously injured during contact with law enforcement in 2016, including 157 deaths.
April 18, 2017 | Bob Moffitt
The Sacramento Police Department says it is true that it has targeted certain areas of Sacramento for enforcement of jaywalking and other traffic laws. But, the department says the enforcement is part of a safety campaign.
April 11, 2017 | Bob Moffitt
The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a Monday afternoon altercation during which a uniformed officer threw a man to the ground and began striking him in the face.
October 28, 2016
The Sacramento Police Department is answering for two separate shootings by police officers. Friday the City Manager signed a contract with a credentialed expert to investigate the two incidents.
The Lincoln Police Department says one of its deputies shot and killed a man in the McDonald's parking lot at G and Third Streets this morning.
October 3, 2016 | Bob Moffitt
Police reforms, response to mental illness, and use of force are all topics at a law enforcement training event this week in Sacramento.