Redwood Curtain CopWatch, based in the north coast of California, is part of a larger movement of self organized CopWatch groups throughout the US. Our local efforts seek to intervene in the drastic rise of the presence, militarization, and violence of the police, and build support networks based on self-determination, caring, and concrete needs.
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This, in addition to the recent MILLION DOLLAR AWARDS FOR THE RODRIQUEZ AND RENDON FAMILIAS for the beating by police at a party for their returned Veterano!
Thursday, Oct. 07, 2010
A federal grand jury today indicted a Fresno police sergeant and three former Fresno police officers, charging them with civil rights violations and obstruction of justice in the assault of a man in their custody in October 2005, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
Indicted were Sgt. Michael Manfredi, 50, and former officers Christopher Coleman, 42, Paul Van Dalen, 44, and Sean Plymale, 41.