UC Davis Police Chief Suspended

The chancellor of the University of California, Davis, said Monday that its police chief had been placed on administrative leave, three days after two campus police officers sprayed seated protesters with pepper spray during a demonstration aligned with Occupy Wall Street.

The university’s chancellor, Linda P.B. Katehi, indicated that she was trying to calm the campus community amid widespread outrage at the police tactics. Referring to the temporary removal of the police chief, Annette Spicuzza, Ms. Katehi said in a statement Monday, “It has become clear to me that this is a necessary step toward restoring trust on our campus.”

More here: http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/11/uc-davis

Casually pepper spraying cop

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One Response to UC Davis Police Chief Suspended

  1. I love that this is to “restore the trust” not because they felt the police did anything wrong…….

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