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Fullerton Chief Will Fight Kelly Thomas Cop's Attempt to be Reinstated

Jay Cicinelli was fired after being charged by Orange County prosecutors with involuntary manslaughter and excessive force in the 2011 death of the mentally ill homeless man.

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Video: Police Fear Death Threats Against Acquitted Kelly Thomas Cops

Anger and frustration continued to build a day after an Orange County, Calif., jury acquitted two former police officers of beating a homeless man to death in a case that generated national debate

Police Fear Death Threats Against Acquitted Kelly Thomas Cops

Anger and frustration continued to build a day after an Orange County, Calif., jury acquitted two former police officers of beating homeless man Kelly Thomas to death in a case that generated national debate. Read the full story here.

Verdict in Murder Trial for Ex Calif. Officers May Hinge on Grainy Video

At the heart of the Kelly Thomas murder case is a video that records the violent encounter between Fullerton (Calif.) PD Officers and a homeless man. Jurors must decide what it shows.

Calif. Police Not Guilty in Death of Homeless Schizophrenic Man

An Orange County jury Monday found two former Fullerton (Calif.) PD police officers accused of killing a schizophrenic homeless man, Kelly Thomas, not guilty.

Trial Begins for former Calif. Officers Charged with Killing Homeless Man

The trial of two former Fullerton, Calif., officers charged in the death of a homeless man is scheduled to begin today.

Judge Sets Murder Trial for Fullerton Ex-Cops

The two former Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers charged in the in-custody death of schizophrenic transient Kelly Thomas will face charges together in a trial set to begin Oct. 18, an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Friday.

3rd Ex-Fullerton Cop Charged In Beating Death

A third Fullerton (Calif.) Police officer now faces felony charges in the beating death of a homeless, mentally ill man at a bus depot last year. An Orange County grand jury indicted Joseph Wolfe, 37, on charges of involuntary manslaughter and excessive use of force.

Calif. City Considers Dissolving Embattled Department

The Fullerton City Council will consider launching a study Tuesday that could lead to the dissolution of the city's 104-year-old police department.

Kelly Thomas' Father Sues Fullerton, Officers

The father of the homeless man who was fatally beaten by Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and six officers on the anniversary of his son's death.