Matt Krupnick reports:
An Alameda County judge on Tuesday delayed a University of California report on November’s pepper-spraying of Occupy protesters at UC Davis after police officers said they were concerned about privacy.
Lawyers for the union representing UC police argued the report might contain confidential information about the officers involved and asked Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo to delay the release and order UC to remove private information.
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While the union is doing precisely what unions do – trying to protect its members – this 11th hour delay will not earn the union any transparency or integrity brownie points in the general community, where everyone wants to know more about a highly publicized incident where an officer apparently pepper-sprayed students who were protesting nonviolently.