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San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘JusticeMobile’ Smartphone App For Cops Unveiled In San Francisco

State 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.

09/10/2013

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SF City Attorney Sues Gun Companies Over High-Capacity Magazine Kits

City Attorney Dennis Herrera of San Francisco has filed a lawsuit against three gun accessory manufacturers, claiming they are breaking California’s gun laws.

06/10/2013

Agents with the California Department of Justice search for people who have lost the right to carry firearms, as part of the Armed and Prohibitive Persons Program. (CBS)

Calif. Agents Detail Risks Of Seizing Guns From Felons, Mentally Ill

Since 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.

05/04/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Assembly OK’s Bill Limiting Gun Permits To Individuals

Democrats in the California Assembly have approved a bill that would restrict permits to own assault weapons and .50-caliber rifles to individuals.

04/15/2013

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Contra Costa Police Commander Arrested On Drug Dealing Charges

The 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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011

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