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Despite Decades of Warnings, People Are Still Dying After Police Hold Them Face Down

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'Trust Has Been Broken': California DOJ Demands Vallejo Police Reforms, Citing Major Rights Violations

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'I Need to Be Able to Go on With My Life': Sean Moore's Mother Is Still Awaiting Justice, Years After Her Son Was Killed by SFPD

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Antioch Police Racist Texting Scandal Confirms What Many Black and Brown Residents Have Decried for Years

A window with a police emblem reflects a gathering of people outside, together holding a long, yellow sign which we can see, reflected backward in the reflection, says #JUSTICEFORSEAN.

In Vallejo, Investigations of Police Take So Long, Officers Kill Again Before Reviews Are Done

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From Scandal to Scrutiny: How Vigilant Citizen Oversight Helped Reshape Oakland's Police Force

A middle-aged white man, Chesa Boudin, wears a white shirt, gray-and-red-striped tie, and navy suit jacket with a red pocket square next to a lapel pin that's a seven-pointed star (the seal of the SF District Attorney's Office). Chesa has a brown beard, a trim haircut a bit longer on top, and a receding hairline. He looks somber. He appears to be standing on an outdoor stairway, amid three other people who are partially visible, all dressed casually.

A 'Blame Game'? Criminal Justice Experts Debate Effort to Recall SF DA Chesa Boudin

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11 New California Laws in 2022 Explained Through Video

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What the Recent Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of Police Officers Means for Qualified Immunity