For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.
Officials with the City of Palo Alto are proposing to install cameras at a Caltrain crossing to prevent future track deaths.
After years of false starts and foot-dragging, San Jose Police will begin field testing body cameras Monday, a reform that watchdog groups had long hoped would provide greater accountability and oversight of the city’s officers.
The SFMTA is drafting a proposal that would allow the agency to install the cameras near schools and other areas where pedestrian safety is an issue.
All 87 Livermore police officers have been issued body cameras, department officials said Tuesday.
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San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.
Some Bay Area liquor stores will have to either install or beef up their video surveillance systems for a new effort to fight crime in Berkeley’s most troublesome areas.
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has used money from Facebook to order thermal cameras used for finding people trapped inside of burning buildings.
There’s nothing like a red light camera ticket that makes drivers angry.