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Alameda County Sheriff’s Office

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland May Turn To Sheriff And CHP To Augment Police Force

An Oakland City councilmember said Thursday the city should explore whether officers from other police agencies could bolster staffing at the Oakland Police Department until the next academy class graduates.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Detonate Suspicious Package

The Salvation Army on Webster Street at 7th Street was evacuated after the device was found around 9:30 a.m, according to a spokeswoman for the Oakland Police Department.


A surveillance image of the man authorities believe is involved in the gold bar scam. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Elderly Castro Valley Woman Conned Into Buying Fake Gold

An elderly Castro Valley woman has become the latest victim of a con artist who sells phony gold bars, ostensibly to pay for medical care for a sick relative, authorities said Thursday.


An Alameda County Sheriff's bus caught fire on 580 Friday (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Injured When Jail Bus Catches Fire

An Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized with smoke inhalation after a bus transporting prisoners from an Oakland courthouse caught fire on the freeway.


Sa'riah Miller was taken from Eden Valley Medical Center in Castro Valley by her father on February 17, 2012 and was returned several hours later. Her father is not accused of any crime. (CBS)

Newborn Taken By Father Returned To Castro Valley Hospital

A newborn baby who was taken from Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley by her father Friday afternoon was returned safe Friday night.


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Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies Prepare to Train in ‘Urban Shield’ Drill

More than 500 members of law enforcement agencies are getting ready to take part in the Bay Area’s non-stop, 48-hour training exercise called “Urban Shield.”