September 20, 2012 A California district attorney concludes there isn't enough evidence to charge former University of California Davis Lt. John Pike with using excessive force. He infamously sprayed some seated Occupy protesters. Video of it went viral.
August 1, 2012 Last November, the officer's use of pepper spray on Occupy protesters became a national story after video of the incident went viral. An investigation concluded there was no need for it to have happened.