Police Officers Involved in Pepper Spraying Placed on Leave

The University of California, Davis, placed the officers on leave after videos of the incident were widely distributed over the Internet.

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  • Are police going too far or doing their job? - Columbus Dispatch
    ... to the ground or spraying ... with pepper spray during an altercation with nearly a dozen officers in 2012. Police ... of their cases ...
    08/2/2015 - 5:46 am | View Link
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  • New York cops spied on activists against police violence
    As he lay on the ground, Garner told police officers on ... such as those involved in the 2011 Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan. The NYPD also subjected these protesters to beatings, pepper spraying and the use of LRAD ...
    08/29/2015 - 1:52 am | View Link
  • Alabama man dies after pepper spraying by police
    TUSCALOOSA – A man in Alabama collapsed and died after officers sprayed him with pepper spray while arresting him following ... The six officers who were involved in Ware's case will remain on duty during an investigation, according to police.
    07/11/2015 - 7:15 pm | View Link
  • Man arrested for pepper spraying two Vancouver police officers
    A man has been arrested for pepper spraying two Vancouver police officers last night ... but was arrested for assaulting a police officer. The other man involved in the original altercation has not been found.
    04/12/2014 - 9:10 am | View Link
  • Appeals court rules police officers involved in UC Davis pepper-spraying incident can be named
    A district court of appeals ruled Tuesday that newspapers can know and publish the names of about a dozen University of California police officers who took part in a controversial pepper spray incident at UC Davis. In November 2011, a video went viral ...
    07/24/2013 - 10:20 am | View Link
  • Infamous Pepper-Spraying Police Officer No Longer at UC Davis
    Pike was roundly criticised for pepper-spraying the peaceful protesters at near point ... Several lawsuits against Pike and the other officers involved are still pending, and the Yolo County District Attorney's Office has yet to decide whether to file ...
    08/1/2012 - 1:05 pm | View Link
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  • Video Exposes Police Officer Pepper-Spraying Handcuffed ...
    The NAACP released a video this week of a police officer shooting pepper spray into the faces of two handcuffed teenagers sitting inside a holding cell.
    08/31/2015 - 9:03 pm | View Website
  • Pepper spray
    Pepper spray, also known as OC spray (from "oleoresin capsicum"), OC gas, and capsicum spray, is a lachrymatory agent (a chemical compound that irritates the eyes to ...
    08/31/2015 - 5:00 pm | View Website
  • New York Police Pepper Spray Man, Confiscate Camera, for ...
    New York police pepper spray and arrest man for flipping them off, even though it is protected by the Constitution.
    08/31/2015 - 2:36 pm | View Website
  • Cleveland Police Pepper Spray Crowd While Arresting Teen
    Cleveland police attempted to violently arrest a black youth across the street from the Movement for Black Lives conference at Cleveland State University
    08/31/2015 - 9:43 am | View Website
  • UC Davis pepper-spray incident
    Synopsis . Lt. John Pike pepper sprayed protesters at UC Davis. According to The New York Times, multiple videos show a peaceful demonstration with officers "freely ...
    08/31/2015 - 1:15 am | View Website
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