Alameda County Sheriff Shows Off $100K Drone SystemThe Alameda County Sheriff’s department showed off its new drone among a swath of high-tech equipment Wednesday in Dublin.
Drug Search Of Berkeley Home Sets Off Hazmat Scare, Forces EvacuationsSeveral homes were evacuated on Oregon Street in Berkeley and a block was closed for part of Friday morning due to suspected hazardous materials found by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies while serving a search warrant.
Sheriff Investigating Christmas Day Murder-Suicide In San LorenzoThe Alameda County Sheriff’s department was busy Christmas morning investigating a murder suicide in San Lorenzo.
'Urban Shield' Officer Training Event Greeted By Protests In Downtown OaklandA 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.
Castro Valley Police Shooting Shuts Down Highway 580 On-RampThe 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.
Alameda County Sheriff Urged To Stop Immigration HoldsThe 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.
CHP Renews Oakland Patrols, Sheriff's Office Pulls DeputiesThe 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.
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Hits Hayward Pedestrians, Killing 1Two pedestrians were hit and one was killed in crash in Hayward Friday morning involving an Alameda County Sheriff's patrol car, authorities said.
Alameda County Supes Committee Take No Action On Drone ProposalThe committee made no decision on whether the program, proposed by Sheriff Greg Ahern, would move forward.
Young Man Fatally Shot At San Leandro School; Classes SuspendedA young man was fatally shot in an unincorporated Alameda County near San Leandro Wednesday night, Sheriff’s deputies said.
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.
Alameda Co. Deputies Accused Of Excessive Force During ArrestAn 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.