San Leandro: AG will not investigate Steven Taylor police shooting

The California Attorney General's office declined a request by San Leandro officials to launch an independent investigation in the fatal shooting by a San Leandro police officer last April of Steven Taylor, a 33-year-old black man, who was, at the time, experiencing a mental illness crisis. State Attorney General Xavier Beccerra's office notified the city … Continue reading San Leandro: AG will not investigate Steven Taylor police shooting

Hayward police shooting: Family says, months prior, Oakland officers aided similarly distressed Gonsalez

Hayward PD killed Agustin Gonsalez, who had battled depression, last November after receiving a call that he was brandishing a knife.