Alameda County Sheriff’s Office

Alameda County Sheriff's K-9 unit patrolling at Oracle Arena on February 20, 2014. (Chris Filippi/CBS)

Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Part Of Stepped Up Security At Oracle Arena In Oakland

The dogs will be patrolling the grounds for the remaining home games for the Golden State Warriors.

02/20/2014

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

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputies Shoot, Kill San Lorenzo Man Armed With Bat

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal deputy-involved shooting in San Lorenzo that happened on Monday night, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

02/18/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Raid Nets Stolen Guns, 11 Arrests

Officers arrested 11 suspects and seized numerous firearms in Oakland earlier this month, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/16/2014

Stabbing victim Steven Rudiger (Alameda County Sheriff)

DNA Leads To 2 Arrests In 1990 Castro Valley Cold-Case Murder

Alameda County authorities announced Tuesday that they have arrested two people in connection with the cold-case murder of 43-year-old Steven Rudiger in 1990.

11/26/2013

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Oakland Approves Extra Patrols From CHP

The presence of the CHP will increase with 10 officers and two sergeants deployed four days a week rather than two.

05/08/2013

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent. (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff Urged To Stop Immigration Holds

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating in a federal program that has led to the deportation of nearly 2,000 county residents since 2008.

04/24/2013

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Quan Says CHP To Expand Patrols In Oakland

Two days after Oakland’s contract with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office ended, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Monday that the California Highway Patrol has agreed to extend and expand its patrols in her city.

04/22/2013

Bay Area Mugshots

Man Shot By Deputies In Castro Valley Dies In Hospital

A Castro Valley man shot by sheriff’s deputies Friday in a bizarre confrontation first with his family and then with deputies died in a hospital on Sunday, the sheriff’s office announced Monday.

03/25/2013

Authorities on the scene of an officer-involved shooting on the 3400 block of Seven Hills Road in Castro Valley on March 22, 2013. (CBS)

Deputy Shoots Castro Valley Man Accused Of Threatening Family

A Castro Valley man was hospitalized Friday night after allegedly threatening sheriff’s deputies who came to his home and shouldering a homemade replica firearm at an approaching sheriff’s vehicle, prompting a sergeant to shoot him.

03/22/2013

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.

10/18/2012

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