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'Pepper Spray Cop' Gets $38,000 Disability Settlement

Posted 10.23.2013 | College

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The former University of California, Davis police officer who pepper-sprayed Occupy protesters has reached a worker's compensat...

UC Davis Pepper-Spraying Cop Seeks Workers Comp

AP | Posted 07.26.2013 | College

DAVIS, Calif. -- The former police officer who pepper-sprayed students during an Occupy protest at the University of California, Davis is appealing fo...

Huge Settlement For UC Davis Pepper Spray Victims

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.26.2012 | College

The University of California system announced Wednesday they will pay $30,000 in damages to each of the 21 students and alumni who were sprayed at a p...

Pepper-Spraying Campus Cops Won't Face Charges

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | College

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors do not plan to file criminal charges against the University of California, Davis police officers who doused student...

Pepper Spray Cop No Longer Working At UC Davis

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.01.2012 | College

Lt. John Pike, the campus police officer who pepper sprayed seated student protesters, is no longer working at the University of California, Davis, th...

Cop Who Pepper Sprayed Student No Longer On The Force

Sacramento Bee | Sam Stanton | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco

Lt. John Pike, the UC Davis police officer who became a focal point of last November's pepper spraying incident during a campus protest, is no longer ...

Ron Paul Spoke Right Next to Where UC Davis Students Were Pepper Sprayed; Nobody Protested

Justin Cox | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Justin Cox

if any other Republican presidential candidate were to have stopped by the UC Davis quad to give a campaign speech last week, there's little doubt in my mind that it would have been overshadowed by some form of protest.

May 4, 1970: National Guardsmen Kill Four Students At Kent State, 'The Most Popular Murders Ever Committed in America'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

Kent State is America's Tiananmen Square. The photo of a young girl kneeling over the body of a dead student is etched on our collective retinas. But all these years later, it is still hard to comprehend. There is no resolution of this tragedy.

UC Davis Investigation: Pepper Spray 'Was Not Authorized'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2012 | College

The task force report on the controversial pepper-spraying of student protesters at the University of California, Davis concluded the campus police an...

9 Festive Uses for Pepper Spray

Mark Morford | Posted 01.30.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Toddlers. Oh, they think they're so cute. They think they're so important, what with claiming to be... what was it again? Right. "The future." I mean, please.

Can Civilians Arrest Cops?

Jeff Norman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Jeff Norman

On the UC Davis campus and elsewhere, relations between cops and the community are so strained that all sorts of retaliations for actual or perceived police brutality seem possible.

Pepper-Spraying UC Davis Officer Previously Honored For Work On Campus

AP | GARANCE BURKE and JUDY LIN | Posted 01.22.2012 | San Francisco

DAVIS, Calif. — The University of California, Davis, chancellor defended herself Tuesday from criticism over the campus police force's pepper sp...

Attack Of The Pepper-Spraying Memes

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.21.2011 | San Francisco

Oh, John Pike. When UC Davis Police Lt. John Pike casually and ruthlessly sprayed an entire can of pepper spray onto a line of peaceful Occupy prot...