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Alameda County Sheriffs’ Department

Police drone. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Berkeley Considers ‘No Drone Zone’ Proposal

The City of Berkeley was on the brink of banning the small, unmanned aircraft commonly known as drones from hovering overhead.

12/18/2012

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

(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

(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

San Leandro shooting

Man Shot In Buttocks During Attempted San Leandro Pot Robbery

A man police believe was trying to steal marijuana from a small pot growing operation in unincorporated San Leandro was shot in the buttocks Tuesday, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/02/2011

Oakland's Damage Tally

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- The damage is being tallied as well as the arrests, after demonstrations took a turn for the violent and unruly in Oakland Thursday night after the involuntary manslaughter conviction of ex-BART cop Johannes […]

07/09/2010