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Data Shows Racial Disparity In California Arrests, Deaths In CustodyNewly released data shows that although just 6 percent of Californians are African Americans, they account for 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths.
'JusticeMobile' Smartphone App For Cops Unveiled In San FranciscoState Attorney General Kamala Harris and San Francisco officials unveiled a new smartphone app Monday that will allow law enforcement to access local, state and federal criminal databases and file reports from out in the field.
SF City Attorney Sues Gun Companies Over High-Capacity Magazine KitsCity Attorney Dennis Herrera of San Francisco has filed a lawsuit against three gun accessory manufacturers, claiming they are breaking California's gun laws.
Calif. Agents Detail Risks Of Seizing Guns From Felons, Mentally IllSince the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, agents for the California Department of Justice have ramped up seizures of guns from people who have lost the right to carry firearms, particularly those who are mentally disturbed.
California Assembly OK’s Bill Limiting Gun Permits To IndividualsDemocrats in the California Assembly have approved a bill that would restrict permits to own assault weapons and .50-caliber rifles to individuals.
Contra Costa Police Commander Arrested On Drug Dealing ChargesThe high-profile commander for the Central Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team - a task force of various police agencies - was arrested Wednesday on felony charges of drug dealing, authorities told CBS 5.