Police Brutality in California

March 28, 1997


Daniel McGowan

Environmental and social justice activist from New York. More info on his case is at SupportDaniel.org

Lauren Regan

Executive Director of the Eugene-based Civil Liberties Defense Center, which provides legal protection to environmental and social justice activists from corporate and governmental attacks on civil liberties.

Reports of police brutality are rocking the bedroom community of Fairfield California. Reports indicate the police department is wildly out of control with instances of setting police dogs on teenagers and fatally pepper-spraying a schizophrenic man. Community members have been standing up and organizing to assert some police accountability.

Segment Subjects (keywords for the segment): police brutality, Fairfield, Burnstein, Parkinson, Jackson, taser

Guest Names:

Dennis Burnstein, Pacifica producer at KPFA Berkeley,

Dan Parkinson, Citizens for Review Board, Fairfield resident,

Willa Jackson, Citizens for Review Board, Fairfield resident,