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Tag: Kern County Sheriff’s Office

January 6, 2021 | Tips & Information

New year, new state laws face California drivers, workers, families

The New Year means new rules for Californians, including for drivers. New state laws for 2021 include those aiming to crack down even more on distracted driving, protecting crews working …

December 30, 2020 | Cases, News & Media

Department of Justice settles with Kern County Sheriff’s Office over civil rights violations, Chain | Cohn | Clark cases

A settlement has been reached between the California Department of Justice and local law enforcement departments after an investigation into civil rights violations and excessive force allegations, some of which …

July 8, 2020 | Cases, News & Media

Chain | Cohn | Clark resolves Nancy Garrett wrongful death case, the last in a series of fatal crashes involving Kern County Sheriff’s personnel

Chain | Cohn | Clark has resolved a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of 72-year-old Nancy Joyce Garrett, who was killed when a Kern County Sheriff’s Office …

June 10, 2020 | Cases, News & Media

‘America’s deadliest police’ title hangs over Kern County as protests continue against law enforcement brutality

As protests against police brutality continue throughout Kern County, the United States, and the world, Chain | Cohn | Clark would like to revisit this issue that has been brought …

May 9, 2018 | Cases, News & Media

Chain | Cohn | Clark resolves wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of family of motorcyclist killed in crash with Sheriff’s deputy patrol car

Chain | Cohn | Clark has reached a settlement with the County of Kern on behalf of the family of a motorcyclist who was killed in 2015 when a Kern County …

April 18, 2018 | Audio, Cases, News & Media, Video

Kern County Sheriff’s comments from leaked video on cost of deadly force causes controversy

A video released recently showing Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood telling an employees union that it is better “financially” to kill suspects than to “cripple” them has sparked controversy locally and …

November 15, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

ACLU report outlines civil rights violations in Kern County, highlights Chain | Cohn | Clark cases

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has published a report following a two-year study that concludes law enforcement agencies in Kern County – specifically the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern …

October 4, 2017 | At the Firm, News & Media, Video

Veteran local law enforcement officer, spokesman joins Chain | Cohn | Clark as investigator

Chain | Cohn | Clark — the Bakersfield-based accident, injury and workers’ compensation law firm — has welcomed a new investigator to its team, and it’s a familiar face for Kern …

April 26, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

Wrongful death case involving speeding deputy continues after plea deal in criminal case

A former Kern County Sheriff’s deputy has pleaded “no contest” in connection with a crash that killed a 72-year-old Oildale woman in 2014, a crash also connected to a wrongful …

May 18, 2016 | Cases, News & Media, Video

The wrongful death case of David Sal Silva

On the night of May 7, 2013, David Sal Silva fell asleep in front of a home in east Bakersfield, across from Kern Medical Center. Several law enforcement officers arrived on …

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