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Outside Firm to Investigate UPD Use of Force in April 1st Arrest

An outside firm is being selected to investigate the the use of force in a controversial arrest on April 1st by Ukiah Police. The incident involved 25-year-old Gerardo Magdaleno, who was naked on South State Street, and resisting arrest. While on the ground and still resisting, video shows police officers punching Magdaleno in the head. The city is looking at hiring Independent Investigative Consultants, based in Windsor to investigate the arrest.