Community relations

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Homicide Rate Drops Dramatically

The police department is working with the community to better involve them in policing the city.


Oakland police officers block a sidewalk (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police To Crack Down On Foul Language

Officers swearing on the job could be a thing of the past in Oakland if Chief Anthony Batts has his way.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Work To Mend Community Relations

A new survey by a well-respected non-profit that does outreach to low-income immigrant communities in San Jose finds a severe lack of trust in police, and now outreach is underway to improve police-community relations.