Berkeley mayor defends spit hoods

Two months before George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police, another Black man, Daniel Prude, died of suffocation when police in upstate New York covered his head with a restraining device called a spit hood. Police use of spit hoods, mesh fabric that covers detainees’ heads to prevent spitting and biting, is plagued by controversy.…


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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