Oakland Police Force Over 700 With Latest Graduating Academy; Federal Monitor Gives Positive Reviews
It was a proud day for the Oakland Police Department who graduated their 170th academy, putting their number of officers at its highest levels in four years.
The San Francisco Fire Chiefs Association has joined rank and file groups in calling for the removal of Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and now they’re pressuring Mayor Ed Lee to react.
16 people have been shot in Antioch in the past two weeks, including an 11-year old boy in a recent wave of violence that has left five people dead.
Oakland Police Department’s federal monitor released a report that says it has to comply with just six of the 51 original reform goals that were imposed over 10 years ago.
Whent was named interim chief last May and has been seen as one of the leading candidates to head the department.
A battalion chief for California’s firefighting agency who is being sought in the killing of a woman he lived with is an avid outdoorsman and may be hiding somewhere in the mountains, authorities said.
San Francisco police reported a significantly lower murder rate for the first third of this year compared to the same period in previous years.
Yahoo’s recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.
Tensions were high Tuesday night as the San Francisco police chief attempted to explain what led to the shooting death of a 28-year-old man at the city’s Bernal Heights Park last week.
A former San Mateo County probation chief convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Friday to 10 months in county jail and was led away from court in handcuffs.