Chris Magnus

Richmond's Top Cop Makes His Departure OfficialIn what he referred to as the most difficult decision of his career, Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus said Wednesday he has officially accepted the top cop position in Tucson.
Richmond Police Chief Magnus Heading To Tuscon; Presided Over Large Decline In CrimeRichmond Police Chief Chris Magnus, who presided over big declines in crime over the last decade was selected as the new chief of Tucson.
Richmond Police Chief's New Approach Is Revitalizing A Tough TownRichmond Police Chief Chris Magnus has won over many residents and political leaders with an unconventional policing style that stresses community outreach.
No Charges For Richmond Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Man Outside Liquor Store, DA Says It Was Self-DefenseNo charges will be filed against an officer in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in Richmond last September, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said.
Richmond PD Chief Defends Joining Anti-Police Brutality Protest, Holding #BlackLivesMatter Sign While In UniformA Bay Area police chief who participated in a protest against police brutality said he would do it again, despite complaints from officers saying he broke the law because he wore his uniform during the march.
Richmond Police Chief Marches With Community In Protest Against Police ViolenceRichmond police Chief Chris Magnus and other police department brass stood shoulder to shoulder with other community members during a peaceful protest against police brutality in the East Bay city Wednesday.
U.S. Department Of Justice Turns To Richmond Police Chief To Help Ease Unrest In Ferguson 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.
CoCo County Creates Multi-Service Centers For Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault VictimsVictims 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
Wiretaps Lead to Nearly 2 Dozen Richmond Gang Arrests 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.
Jury Clears Richmond Police Chief, Department Of Racial BiasA 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.
Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Leaves Richmond Police Department Leaderless 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.
Richmond Police Race Discrimination Trial BeginsSeven officers claim Chief Chris Magnus and former deputy chief Lori Ritter racially discriminated against them going back five years.
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