A police officer in Fullerton, California, whom an attorney accuses of brutality in the death of a homeless man this summer and two arrest cases last year, has been placed on paid leave, a police spokesman announced Friday.Sgt. Andrew Goodrich identified the officer as Kenton Hampton, but he declined to confirm whether Hampton is among six officers involved in the arrest of Kelly Thomas, a 37-year-old homeless man who died five days after allegedly being beaten by police this summer.
In the wake of the death of Kelly Thomas, allegedly at the hands of officers with the Fullerton Police Department, Chief Michael Sellers went on paid medical leave, citing stress-induced high blood pressure. Now Sellers has been gra... Read Post
The mother of Kelly Thomas, a mentally ill homeless man whom Fullerton police officers allegedly killed, has sued the Orange County district attorney for records detailing her son's violent death. Read Post