California to Remember Victims of Atlanta Spa Shootings
Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the Atlanta spa shootings in which eight people were killed – six of them Asian women. In Los Angeles, rememberances will be deliberatley muted.
Reporter: Josie Huang, KPCC
New Law Offers Transparency on Racist Statements by Corrections Officers
In the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing, the California Department of Corrections disciplined two officers for making racist statements on social media. Thanks to a new law, we now can see what those officers, both white, posted and how they were disciplined.
Guest: Sukey Lewis, Criminal Justice Correspondent, KQED
New Report Shows Police Not Performing Efficiently in San Francisco
From racial disparities in arrests, to the percentage of crimes solved and the cost of policing, San Francisco is performing worse than other major cities across the state. That's according to a new report from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice.
Reporter: Alex Emslie, KQED
New Bodycam Video Shows Moments Leading Up to Death of Man in CHP Custody
The family of a man who died in California Highway Patrol custody says a video proves that CHP officers killed him. The video was released as part of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of 38-year-old Edward Bronstein, who died after a DUI stop in Los Angeles in 2020.
Reporter: Robert Garrova, KPCC
The Role of Mental Health in Violent Incidents Involving Bakersfield Police
Public records reveal that, between 2014 and 2019, more than 40% of people seriously injured or killed by Bakersfield police displayed signs of a mental health condition or intoxication. That’s according to a new analysis done by Valley Public Radio and the California Reporting Project.
Reporter: Soreath Hok, KVPR