Alameda County Sheriff
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A foreclosure auction ended with Billy clubs and bloodshed on the steps of the Alameda County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon, according to protesters.
Twenty-seven-year-old David Reta is charged with rape and attempted forcible oral copulation of a woman in Moraga in September.
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.
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.
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.