In June 2011, three Fullerton police officers in an effort to restrain a homeless man, brutally beat him leading to his death days later. Concerned citizens rallied upon hearing the news and lead to recall the city council as well as try the police with charges of murder. 581 more words
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January 13 marks the first anniversary of two officers charged in the death of Kelly Thomas being found not guilty by a jury, and the announcement by the office of the District Attorney that charges against a third officer would be dropped. 289 more words
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One of the two former Fullerton, California police department officers acquitted this month in the brutal 2011 beating death of Kelly Thomas has for years been receiving a $40,000 annual pension from the city of Los Angeles.