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California Highway Patrol Beating

Woman In Police Beating Case Settles For $1.5 Million, Officer Resigns

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.25.2014 | Crime

Marlene Pinnock, the 51-year-old great-grandmother seen in a video being punched by a California Highway Patrol officer, has settled her case against ...

The Tale of Two Police Abuse Cases

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.22.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

If there was ever a contrast in the way two separate and seemingly removed from each other police abuse cases were handled, the New York Police Department and the California Highway Patrol cases fit the bill.

Family Wants Cop Held Accountable For Shocking On-Camera Beating

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 07.06.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has vowed to carry out a thorough investigation after a video emerged of one of its officers repeat...

California Highway Patrol Freeway Beating Casts Ugly Glare on Assault on Black Women

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.05.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The horrid history of racial stereotyping that indelibly links crime and violence with African-Americans can't be ignored in trying to answer the question about why now African-American women are fair game for physical abuse.