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New Acting Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent (CBS)

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.

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San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White speaks during a news conference at San Francisco International Airport.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Second Letter Sent To Mayor Lee Asking For San Francisco Fire Chief’s Removal

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.

10/01/2014

Antioch Police

Wave Of 16 Shootings Hit Antioch Over 2-Week Period

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.

07/09/2014

Police officers protect the City Hall as protesters from Occupy Oakland -the local offshoot of Occupy Wall Street- marched to the buiding in Oakland on January 28, 2012. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Monitor: OPD Making Progress, Still Struggling With Racial Profiling

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.

06/17/2014

Sean Whent (Oakland Police Department)

Oakland Names Interim Chief Sean Whent As Permanent Top Cop

Whent was named interim chief last May and has been seen as one of the leading candidates to head the department.

05/14/2014

Orville Fleming (Sacramento County Sheriff's Office)

Cal Fire Batallion Chief Sought In Stabbing Of Girlfriend May Be Hiding In Santa Cruz Area

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.

05/08/2014

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Report Significant Drop In Murder Rate So Far For 2014

San Francisco police reported a significantly lower murder rate for the first third of this year compared to the same period in previous years.

05/02/2014

Yahoo Website

$58M Severance Package For Fired Yahoo COO After 15-Months On The Job

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.

04/16/2014

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Tensions Run High At SF Police Town Hall Meeting After Fatal Bernal Heights Shooting

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.

03/26/2014

Former San Mateo Probation Chief Stuart Forrest. (San Mateo County Sheriff)

Former San Mateo County Probation Chief Sentenced For Child Porn Charge

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.

09/20/2013

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