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No Criminal Charges in Pepper Spray Incident at Davis

No Criminal Charges in Pepper Spray Incident at Davis
September 20, 2012

The district attorney's office in Yolo County, California announced Wednesday that no criminal charges will be filed against the police officers at the University of California at Davis who used pepper spray on non-violent student protesters last year, The Sacramento Bee reported. Several reports have been highly critical of the use of pepper spray in the incident. But a statement from the D.A.'s office said that examining what happened "through the totality of the circumstances, there is insufficient evidence to establish proof beyond a reasonable doubt that the use of force involved in the November 18, 2011, pepper spraying was unlawful and therefore warrants the filing of criminal charges."

 


Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/09/20/4836866/yolo-da-wont-file-charges-in-ucd.html#storylink=cpy

 

 

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