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Tag: Richmond Police racial bias case

April 10, 2012 | 1:35 pm

Jury Finds Black Richmond Officers Were Not Discriminated Against by Chief

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Update 1:50 p.m. Report from Richmond Confidential… Police Chief Chris Magnus, retired Deputy Chief Lori Ritter and the city of Richmond were cleared by a Contra Costa County jury on Tuesday of racial discrimination and harassment charges. Seven high-ranking African American police officials had sought damages of around $18 million for what they alleged were […]

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February 10, 2012 | 4:10 pm

Richmond Racial Bias Trial Pits Police Chief vs. Black Officers

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KQED’s Nina Thorsen talked today to reporter Kevin Fagan about the discrimination lawsuit brought by seven African American commanding officers against Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus. The officers claim that Magnus passed them over for promotion because of racial bias. Fagan has been covering the trial for the San Francisco Chronicle. Edited transcript of the […]

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