UC Davis names new police chief

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi announced Thursday that UC Davis Police Lt. Matt Carmichael would be the campus’ new acting chief of police. Former police chief Annette Spicuzza announced Wednesday that she would be retiring in the wake of the controversy following the Nov. 18 pepper spraying incident, which led to
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UC Davis police chief steps down

UC Davis police chief Annette Spicuzza announced Wednesday that she would be retiring from her position, according to a report by The Sacramento Bee. Spicuzza came under fire following the Nov. 18 pepper spray incident on the UC Davis campus, in which students protesting budget cuts were pepper sprayed after
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UC Davis Police Lt. John Pike pepper sprays demonstrators who had linked arms and were preventing attempts by the police to remove arrested protesters.

Report on UC Davis pepper spray incident blames administrators, police

An investigative report released at noon Wednesday lambasted UC Davis administrators and police officials for their handling of a Nov. 18 protest in which police pepper-sprayed student demonstrators. The 190-page report faults ineffectual administrative decision-making, poor police planning and weak chains of communication for the pepper-spraying. Along with the findings
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Report on UC Davis pepper spray incident scheduled for release Wednesday

After weeks of delay, the task force report investigating the Nov. 18 UC Davis pepper spray incident has been tentatively scheduled for public release Wednesday. The move comes after the Federated University Police Officers Association and UC reached an agreement to redact all names of the UC Davis police officers except
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