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King City police cruiser. (CBS)

Monterey County Tow Company Owner Testifies He Conspired With Police Chief To Seize From Cars Unlicensed Latino Drivers

Prosecutors revealed details with devastating testimony from a witness Thursday on how a car-towing scheme that targeted mostly unlicensed Spanish-speaking drivers was allegedly masterminded by King City Police Sgt. Bobby Carrillo.

06/27/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

‘Cops’ TV Show To Follow San Jose Police Officers

A well-known TV show has started filming on the streets of San Jose, but this isn’t the kind of show you would want a small part in.

04/16/2014

Vallejo Police Department Shrinks & Neighborhood Watch Catches On

Vallejo Mayor Wants More Cops For Understaffed Police Department

Mayor Osby Davis said there is enough money in the city budget to hire at least 17 new officers.

12/25/2013

Oakland Police arrive at a demonstration. (CBS)

Oakland Gets Big Share Of $20M Police Hiring Grant From Feds

California is receiving nearly $20 million in federal grants to help hire more than 100 new law enforcement officers. Of that, Oakland will get a $4.5 million, the highest amount awarded in the country.

09/17/2013

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NorCal Man Arrested After Trying To Set Himself, Cops On Fire

A Northern California man was under arrest after pouring gasoline over his body, law enforcement officers and a building, and attempting to ignite them all.

12/24/2012

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan (City of Berkeley)

Berkeley Chief In Spotlight Again After Overtime Search For Son’s Cellphone

Berkeley’s police chief is the subject of criticism again following news that he ordered officers to work overtime in an effort to find his son’s cellphone.

05/22/2012

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan (City of Berkeley)

Berkeley Chief’s Message To Reporter Upsets Police Union

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan has been apologizing for ordering his department’s spokeswoman to go to a Bay Area News Group reporter’s home to request changes to an article.

03/12/2012

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DA Dropping Slew Of New Cases Amid SFPD Surveillance Scandal

District Attorney George Gascon Friday afternoon dropped 26 cases involving San Francisco police’s Mission Station.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011

OPD Officials Say They Dealt Well With Unrest

Oakland Police deny that they simply stood by and allowed looting to occur during a protest after the conviction of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle earlier this month.

07/26/2010