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Jurupa Valley PD shoots and injures 17-year-old

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Officers from the Jurupa Valley PD are reporting that they shot and injured a seventeen-year-old they are accusing of driving a stolen vehicle. The brother is expected to live. Here are some links:

http://www.swrnn.com/2013/01/24/high-speed-chase-in-jurupa-valley-ends-i...

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Off-duty cop shoots and kills Dushine James Smith in Corona

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Here's another case of both a cop shooting someone while off-duty, like the recent Chino Hills road rage case, and of the police unreasonably refusing to disclose innocuous information--in this case, the agency the killer cop works for. (In the Chino Hills case, we eventually learned what agency the shooter worked for.) We still don't know the brother's age or many other details, but if we find anything out, we'll let you know. For know, here's the P-E article:

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Palm Springs PD shoots and injures unidentified man

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The video on the link actually has much more information--I'm going to see if I can harvest some of it. But for the meantime, here's the article:

http://www.kmir6.com/news/toprotator/186394571.html

Palm Springs Officer Involved Shooting
By Thalia Hayden
CREATED JAN. 10, 2013

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Riverside sheriff denies records requested by press under Public Records Act

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While the public has a right to know what the agencies that enforce the law in their name are doing, the agencies themselves often don't respect laws supposedly guaranteeing that transparency. Here, P-E reporter Brian Rokos discusses his personal battle as a journalist to wrest information from the clutches of Sheriff Stan Sniff. He links to a pdf of the letter Sniff sent him in which he attempts to justify withholding the information:

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Fontana PD shot and killed CSUSB student Jonathan Ordoñez, 27 (2011)

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Another case from 2011. Brings back so many memories...I may have to blog about them one of these days.

http://www.courant.com/topic/ktla-fontana-police-shooting,0,5706634.story

Cal State Student Killed in Fontana Police Shooting

KTLA News
10:48 a.m. EDT, June 19, 2011

FONTANA (KTLA) -- A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Fontana Saturday morning.

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Fontana PD shot Fernando Chavira, 18 (2011)

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In addition to uncovering older cases from referrals and from research, members of CWIE also have files from prior to our founding. These will be going up as well, in hopes that this website can become a single source of information about police violence and misconduct in the IE. When they are old cases, I will try to let you know in the title of the blogpost. This is a case from my files that I recall standing out to the use of the undercover unit.

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