Video Showing Alameda County Deputies Beating Man In SF Mission District Prompts InvestigationThe Alameda County Sheriff's Office has launched a formal investigation after the release of a video Friday night showing deputies beating a man with batons in San Francisco's Mission District.
Pregnancy Tests No Longer Mandatory For Women At Alameda County JailThe ACLU of Northern California has settled its lawsuit against the Alameda County Sheriff's Office challenging the pregnancy test requirement.
8-Year-Old-Girl Sexually Assaulted In Toy Aisle Of Hayward Dollar Store; Suspect FledAn 8-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the toy aisle of a Cherryland dollar store on Sunday afternoon, an Alameda County sheriff's sergeant said.
Mayor Says ‘Urban Shield’ Won’t Return To Oakland Next Year Amid Police Militarization DebateOakland 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.
Police Militarization Opponents Protest 'Urban Shield' Training Exercise In OaklandProtesters 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.
Family Of Bat-Wielding San Lorenzo Man Shot Dead In Home By Deputies Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Bay Area Officer Provides Unique Perspective On Police Shootings In One-Man PlayA 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.
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy On Paid Leave After Fatally Shooting Robbery Suspect In OaklandAn Alameda County Sheriff's deputy is on paid administrative leave after fatally shooting a man in East Oakland.
Domestic Violence Suspect Fatally Shot By Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy In San LeandroThe 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.
ACLU Sues To Stop Mandatory Pregnancy Tests In Alameda County JailsThe 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.
ACLU Sues Alameda County Sheriff Over Forced Pregnancy Tests Of Women In CustodyThe 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.
Hayward Rape Suspect Arrested After Using Victim's Credit Card For Car Wash, Sexual Enhancement PillsAlameda 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.