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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

(acgov.org)

Alameda County Sheriff Seeks Drone To Fight Crime

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department is hoping to become one of the handful of local law enforcement agencies that have received federal clearance to use unmanned aerial drones to fight crime.

10/19/2012

A vehicle at the scene of a shooting by an Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy in Castro Valley on June 5, 2012. (CBS)

Attempted Murder Suspect Shot By Deputies In Castro Valley Charged

A man who was shot by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies in Castro Valley on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to run them over was charged Thursday with attempted murder and other charges for an incident in San Leandro last month.

06/07/2012

A vehicle at the scene of a shooting by an Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy in Castro Valley on June 5, 2012. (CBS)

Deputies Shoot Attempted Murder Suspect In Castro Valley

A suspect wanted in an attempted murder was wounded after being shot by Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies in Castro Valley Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

06/05/2012

The steps of the Alameda County Courthouse following a protest Tuesday. (CBS)

Protesters, Deputies Clash At Alameda County Foreclosure Auction

A foreclosure auction ended with Billy clubs and bloodshed on the steps of the Alameda County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon, according to protesters.

02/21/2012

(acgov.org)

Alameda County Deputy Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charges

Twenty-seven-year-old David Reta is charged with rape and attempted forcible oral copulation of a woman in Moraga in September.

02/07/2012

Escaped inmate Jose Luis Franco (Alameda County Sheriff)

Manhunt For Escaped Inmate From Santa Rita Jail In Dublin Ends With Capture

A seven-hour search came to an end Monday night when Alameda County sheriff’s deputies detained an inmate who had escaped from the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Monday afternoon.

01/09/2012

(CBS)

Person Shot In Minivan On I-680 Freeway Ramp

Shortly after noon Thursday, California Highway Patrol officers came upon the scene of a person shot inside a minivan on the on-ramp to Interstate Highway 680 northbound from Pacheco Blvd.

11/03/2011

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California Prison Realignment Plan Takes Effect

California’s prison realignment plan takes effect Saturday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the state’s overcrowded prisons constituted cruel and unusual punishment.

10/01/2011

A demonstrator lies on the ground during a demonstration after the sentencing in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, of former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Johannes Mehserle. Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant at a BART station on Jan. 1, 2009. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert Perry sentenced Mehserle to two years in prison. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Lawsuit Filed Over Arrests Following Mehserle Verdict Protests

A class action lawsuit was filed against the Oakland Police Department and the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Monday alleging that they violated the rights of 150 people who were arrested after former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle was sentenced last Nov. 5.

CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

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