Ron Thomas, left, addresses the court while Fullerton, Calif., police officer Manuel Ramos, seated right rear, and Cpl. Jay Cicinelli. next to him, are arraigned on charges in the death of his son, Kelly Thomas, in Superior Court in Santa Ana, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas Ramos stands at center right. Ramos was charged with one count each of second degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of Thomas after a violent confrontation in Fullerton on July 5. Cicinelli was charged with one count each of involuntary manslaughter and excessive force. (AP Photo/Paul Rodriguez, Pool)

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Ron Thomas, left, addresses the court while Fullerton, Calif., police officer Manuel Ramos, seated right rear, and Cpl. Jay Cicinelli. next to him, are arraigned on charges in the death of his son, Kelly Thomas, in Superior Court in Santa Ana, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas Ramos stands at center right. Ramos was charged with one count each of second degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of Thomas after a violent confrontation in Fullerton on July 5. Cicinelli was charged with one count each of involuntary manslaughter and excessive force. (AP Photo/Paul Rodriguez, Pool)
Ron Thomas, left, addresses the court while Fullerton, Calif., police officer Manuel Ramos, seated right rear, and Cpl. Jay Cicinelli. next to him, are arraigned on charges in the death of his son, Kelly Thomas, in Superior Court in Santa Ana, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas Ramos stands at center right. Ramos was charged with one count each of second degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of Thomas after a violent confrontation in Fullerton on July 5. Cicinelli was charged with one count each of involuntary manslaughter and excessive force. (AP Photo/Paul Rodriguez, Pool)