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Alameda County Sheriff

The Alameda County Sheriff's department was busy Christmas morning investigating a murder-suicide.

Sheriff Investigating Christmas Day Murder-Suicide In San Lorenzo

The Alameda County Sheriff’s department was busy Christmas morning investigating a murder suicide in San Lorenzo.

12/25/2013

Cephus Johnson spoke at Friday's rally in Oakland. (CBS)

‘Urban Shield’ Officer Training Event Greeted By Protests In Downtown Oakland

A small group of people gathered in front of the Marriott Hotel in downtown Oakland today to protest the “Urban Shield” law enforcement disaster training event being hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at the hotel this weekend.

10/25/2013

Alameda County Sheriff's deputies at the scene of an officer-involved shooting on the Castro Valley Boulevard onramp to Interstate 580, May 17, 2013. (CBS)

Castro Valley Police Shooting Shuts Down Highway 580 On-Ramp

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a shooting involving an officer on westbound Interstate Highway 580 near Castro Valley that occurred late Thursday night, deputies said.

05/17/2013

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent. (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff Urged To Stop Immigration Holds

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating in a federal program that has led to the deportation of nearly 2,000 county residents since 2008.

04/24/2013

California Highway Patrol officers. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

CHP Renews Oakland Patrols, Sheriff’s Office Pulls Deputies

The California Highway Patrol has renewed a deal to help Oakland’s undermanned police force by patrolling the city’s streets while the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will not.

04/23/2013

Scene of a fatal pedestrian crash involving an Alameda County Sheriff's patrol car. (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Hits Hayward Pedestrians, Killing 1

Two pedestrians were hit and one was killed in crash in Hayward Friday morning involving an Alameda County Sheriff’s patrol car, authorities said.

04/19/2013

Police drone. (CBS)

Alameda County Supes Committee Take No Action On Drone Proposal

The committee made no decision on whether the program, proposed by Sheriff Greg Ahern, would move forward.

02/14/2013

A mobile police command vehicle shines a light where a young man was found shot on the Hillside Elementary School campus in San Leandro, February 14, 2013. (CBS)

Young Man Fatally Shot At San Leandro School; Classes Suspended

A young man was fatally shot in an unincorporated Alameda County near San Leandro Wednesday night, Sheriff’s deputies said.

02/14/2013

An unmanned drone comes in for a landing (CBS)

Vocal Opposition Delays Funding Of Alameda County Sheriff’s Drone

The ACLU claims that that county officials have been perusing the use of drones in secrecy, and are planning to use them for surveillance and intelligence gathering, not simply search and rescue.

12/04/2012

Cell phone video shows Alameda County Sheriff's Deputies arresting a man at an East Oakland social services center on October 23, 2012. (CBS)

Alameda Co. Deputies Accused Of Excessive Force During Arrest

An eyewitness showed CBS 5 video of an arrest that occurred at a social services center in East Oakland Tuesday morning. While witnesses are saying deputies used excessive force, the department claims it was self-defense.

10/24/2012

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