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The Killing Fields revisited: The Riverside police department post consent-decree (tags)
Two years after it entered into a consent decree with the state, the Riverside Police Department has had an increase in fatal officer-involved shootings as its union desperately tries to rewrite the history the agency lived before the shooting of Tyisha Miller
U.S. Attorney to release decision in Tyisha Miller shooting (tags)
After three years of investigating, the U.S. Attorneys office plans to announce its decision on whether to file charges against the four officers who killed Tyisha Miller. But if the news is good, why all the cloak and dagger behavior regarding where to make this announcement, and to whom?
Riverside City Council decides to appeal arbitrator's ruling on Gregory Preece (tags)
After keeping the populace in Riverside in suspense for a week, the City Council voted unamiously in closed session last Tuesday to appeal the arbitrator's ruling regarding the firing of former Riverside Police Department sergeant Gregory Preece, in superior court.
Former Riverside Police sergeant contests arbitration (tags)
Several days after an arbitrator reversed his firing, Preece's lawyer announced that his client will not settle for a demotion and 30 day suspension, but only full exoneration. The ball is now in the court of the City Council, which will meet on Tuesday in closed session to determine what position it will take, as an upset community watches.
Gregory Preece arbitration hearing: the shooting (tags)
Arbitrator John D. Perone said, in his decision that former Riverside Police Department officer Gregory Preece should never have been fired for his role as supervisor of the officers who killed Tyisha Miller. Here is more information based on his 42 page finding...
Arbitrator says: Give Riverside Police Dept. officer Gregory Preece his job back (tags)
Two years after Gregory Preece was fired for his role of supervisor in the shooting of Tyisha Miller, an arbitration board says that he should not have been fired. Another example of a step taken forward, two steps taken back, as city officials prepare to meet in closed session to decide his fate.
Journey through Riverside Police Department's Internal Affairs: the reforms (tags)
As I moved from the labyrinth of Internal Affairs, to the Police Commission, the department entered into its legal agreement with State Attorney General Bill Lockyer, to reform or else. Any encouragement I felt at that development was dampened by the conduct of over 200 officers at an award ceremony, towards a former police sergeant named Gregory Preece...
Miller shooting supervisor Gregory Preece given award (tags)
On a cold morning in December 1998, former Sergeant Gregory Preece used racist slurs against Tyisha Miller and her grieving family members. Two years later, he received two awards of excellence awarded by the Riverside Police Dept. and California Asssemblyman Rod Pacheco, and received the loudest cheers and applause than any other officer awarded.