In a chilling image that went viral on the Internet, UC Davis police Lt. John Pike pepper-sprays about a dozen protesters seated last Nov. 18 on the campus Quad. In the year since the notorious confrontation, countless hours and millions of dollars have been spent on investigations, recommendations and a proposed settlement with the protesters. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise file photo
Matt Carmichael, then interim UC Davis police chief, answers questions at a Freeborn Hall forum examining the pepper-spraying of UCD student protesters. With him on the stage are, from left, Chancellor Linda Katehi, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter and Vice Chancellor John Meyer. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise file photo
Occupy UC Davis protesters — mostly students and a couple of alumni — encircle their tents on the campus Quad on the afternoon of Nov. 18, 2011. UC Davis police officers dressed in riot gear arrived soon after and began dismantling the encampment, arresting a few protesters in the process. When police tried to move the prisoners to waiting vehicles, seated protesters were pepper-sprayed. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise file photo

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