UC Davis Police Chief Resigns Over Pepper Spray Incident
DAILY INTEL | APRIL 18, 2012
Wanting to allow the UC Davis police department to rid itself from the toxic stigma caused by the infamous pepper-spraying incident during an Occupy UC Davis protest on November 18, 2011, the department’s police chief Annette M. Spicuzza has announced her resignation today. And perhaps wanting to avoid getting peppered with questions about the”objectively unreasonable” use of the eye-stinging chemical, Spicuzzanotified the press of her decision in an e-mail to the Sacramento Bee.
“As the university does not want this incident to be its defining moment, nor do I wish for it to be mine,” Spicuzza wrote. “I believe in order to start the healing process, this chapter of my life must be closed.”…