The U.S. Department of Justice has turned to the City of Richmond to help ease the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Chief Chris Magnus participated in a panel last month to help heal community wounds in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death.
Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Contra Costa County are finding assistance to be more accessible and it’s only going to get better with new multi-service centers
Police in Richmond announced Wednesday that a months-long operation involving wiretaps has led to the arrests of nearly two dozen alleged members of one of the city’s most violent gangs.
A Contra Costa County Superior Court jury in Martinez Tuesday cleared Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus of racial bias allegations in a civil lawsuit filed by seven senior African-American officers.
Richmond’s police chief and seven of his high-ranking officers are involved in a racial discrimination lawsuit in Martinez, which temporarily leaves the department without a head.
Seven officers claim Chief Chris Magnus and former deputy chief Lori Ritter racially discriminated against them going back five years.
Richmond has some of the most strict laws about taking care of foreclosed properties, but residents say three banks have found a way around those regulations.