Category Archives: Deadly Force

Cops Cry Gangs To Protect Killer

originally published at www.pressdemocrat.com Safety concerns cited in withholding name of deputy in shooting By JULIE JOHNSON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Friday, June 11, 2010 at 6:37 p.m. Officials Friday continued to refuse to release the name of a Sonoma … Continue reading

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Cops Protect Killer Cop

originally published at www.pressdemocrat.com Law enforcement officials refuse to release name of deputy involved in shooting By JEREMY HAY THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Monday, June 7, 2010 at 6:16 p.m. Authorities continue to withhold the name of the deputy who … Continue reading

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Cops Criminalize Leday

originally published at www.pressdemocrat.com INVESTIGATION INTO SHOOTING BY DEPUTY Police: Slain suspect had long record Man convicted for robbery, assault with weapon, battery on officer By JEREMY HAY & RANDI ROSSMANN THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Thursday, June 3, 2010 at … Continue reading

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Leday Family Speaks Up

originally published at www.pressdemocrat.com Son says his father ‘made mistakes’ but was a good man By JEREMY HAY THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 3:00 a.m. The man shot dead this week by a sheriff’s deputy after … Continue reading

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High Speed Chase Ends in Police Killing

originally published at www.pressdemocrat.com High-speed chase ends in fatal shooting outside mall By JEREMY HAY THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 5:16 p.m. A Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who led deputies on … Continue reading

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DA Clears Cops in Shooting Death

originally published at: www.pressdemocrat.com Sonoma County DA clears officers in shooting of mentally ill man By LAURA NORTON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Friday, May 22, 2009 at 6:24 p.m. Three Santa Rosa Police officers who shot and killed mental health … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s deputy cleared in Larkfield Taser death

originally published at: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20100122/ARTICLES/100129759/1350?Title=Sheriff-s-deputy-cleared-in-Larkfield-Taser-death Sheriff’s deputy cleared in Larkfield Taser death By PAUL PAYNE THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Friday, January 22, 2010 at 7:51 p.m. Sonoma County prosecutors Friday cleared a sheriff’s deputy of wrongdoing in the Taser death of … Continue reading

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Deputies cleared in fatal Sonoma shooting

originally published at: www.pressdemocrat.com Deputies cleared in fatal Sonoma shooting By JULIE JOHNSON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Monday, December 7, 2009 at 7:56 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed a man last year outside his Sonoma home were legally … Continue reading

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Vigil For Nathan Vaughn

originally published at: www.pressdemocrat.com Vigil planned to protest recent ‘Taser’ death By LAURA NORTON Published: Thursday, December 25, 2008 at 5:35 p.m. Responding to a frantic mother’s calls for help, a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy arrived at the Vaughn residence … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed By Family of Man Killed by SRPD, and Local Newspaper Headline Writer Displays Expertise in Psychological Diagnosis

originally published at: www.pressdemocrat.com Lawsuit names SR police, city in death of delusional man By BOB NORBERG THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at 4:20 a.m. The parents of a mentally ill man shot to death during a … Continue reading

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