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Judge: Using Pepper Spray on Mentally Ill Inmates ‘Horrific’

April 11, 2014 | 5:38 pm

Judge: Using Pepper Spray on Mentally Ill Inmates ‘Horrific’

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Prison officials have 60 days to revise their policies for using pepper spray and isolation units.

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Berkeley Commission Probes Police Role in Transgender Woman’s Death

March 28, 2013 | 4:38 pm

Berkeley Commission Probes Police Role in Transgender Woman’s Death

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by Alex Emslie Paranoid, schizophrenic and transgender, Kayla Moore followed a difficult path through life. That path ended abruptly when she died after Berkeley Police took her into custody the night of Feb. 12. Now the Berkeley Police Review Commission wants to know exactly how Moore died and what it might mean for the way […]

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