The UC Davis officer accused of pepper spraying 11 student protesters in November no longer works on the police force.Spokesperson for the UC Davis Chancellor Barry Shiller said JohnPike's employment ended on July 31, 2012.Shiller released the following statement:Consistent with privacy guidelines established in state law and University policy, I can confirm that John Pike's employment with the University ended on July 31, 2012. I'm unable to comment further.Pike and another officer were caught on cell phone video using pepper spray against students protesting tuition increases at the university.
A report released by a task force in April, assigned to investigate the incident and suggest recommendations for future actions, said the use of pepper spray was uncalled for.
About a week after the report was released, UC Davis police chief Annette Spicuzza resigned.
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The police officer who used pepper spray on peaceful protesters sitting, was no longer employed within the university.