kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Alameda County Sheriff’s Office

An armored vehicle on display at "Urban Shield," a law enforcement training exercise and trade show in Oakland. (CBS)

Mayor Says ‘Urban Shield’ Won’t Return To Oakland Next Year Amid Police Militarization Debate

Oakland Mayor Mean Quan said Friday that a disaster preparedness conference and training exercise that drew protests Friday evening will not take place in Oakland next year.

09/06/2014

Urban Shield

Police Militarization Opponents Protest ‘Urban Shield’ Training Exercise In Oakland

Protesters gathered in Oakland on Friday to protest “Urban Shield,” a law enforcement training exercise and trade show that according to protesters promotes the militarization of police. The protest has apparently ended peacefully, with no arrests made.

09/05/2014

Alameda County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man armed with this bat in a San Lorenzo home. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Family Of Bat-Wielding San Lorenzo Man Shot Dead In Home By Deputies Files Civil Rights Lawsuit

The family of a San Lorenzo man who was fatally shot by Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies at his home in February has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that deputies knew he was disabled […]

08/22/2014

Scene from "Cops and Robbers" a one man play by Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Jinho Ferreira. (Vimeo / CBS)

Bay Area Officer Provides Unique Perspective On Police Shootings In One-Man Play

A Bay Area police officer said he can relate to both sides of the tensions in Ferguson, Missouri. Jinho Ferreira, a musician who protested the Oscar Grant shooting turned police officer and playwright, hopes his duel perspectives can reach many different people.

08/20/2014

oakland ois alameda county deputy officer involved shooting

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy On Paid Leave After Fatally Shooting Robbery Suspect In Oakland

An Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is on paid administrative leave after fatally shooting a man in East Oakland.

08/04/2014

Authorities on the scene after an Alameda County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a domestic violence suspect near 167th Avenue and East 14th Street in San Leandro on July 17, 2014. (CBS)

Domestic Violence Suspect Fatally Shot By Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy In San Leandro

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting of a man suspected of beating a woman in San Leandro on Thursday afternoon.

07/17/2014

jail_bars

ACLU Sues To Stop Mandatory Pregnancy Tests In Alameda County Jails

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California filed a lawsuit Monday against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office over a policy requiring all women booked into Alameda County jails who are younger than 60 to submit to a pregnancy test.

06/03/2014

(acgov.org)

ACLU Sues Alameda County Sheriff Over Forced Pregnancy Tests Of Women In Custody

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has filed a lawsuit against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office over a policy that requires every woman in its custody under 60 to take a pregnancy test.

06/02/2014

(Getty images)

Hayward Rape Suspect Arrested After Using Victim’s Credit Card For Car Wash, Sexual Enhancement Pills

Alameda County Sheriff’s officials say the suspect who violently raped a 19-year-old woman was arrested after using her credit card to get a car wash and buy sexual enhancement pills.

05/29/2014

police generic, siren, light, crime scene

Alameda Co. Deputy Wounds Suspect In Shooting After Car Chase

An East Bay sheriff’s deputy has shot and wounded a suspect after a car chase that began with a traffic violation.

03/18/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,924 other followers