Basically, the Davis Police Department:
* Violated the Constitution
* Treated a 16-year old as an adult accused of a felony
* Violated their own policy against filing criminal charges in a minor hit and run, after it was settled civilly
* Is accused of racial profiling...again
When asked about the situtation, the mayor of Davis, Ruth Asmundson, said: "I'm comfortable with the process and procedure that we followed."
So basically, the mayor of Davis doesn't mind the police violating the U.S. Constitution. For note, she's up for re-election in June so make sure to register to vote in the city of Davis and not vote for her....unless you hate civil rights.
(This was discussed in a post here the other day, if you're so inclined).