Crime Fighting

Knightscope K5 Security Robot. (CBS)

Inventors Of ‘Crime-Fighting’ Robots Reboot From Previous Business Failure

The creators of the security robots now patrolling the Silicon Valley say they are moving on after a previous high-profile business failure that resulted in bankruptcy, disappointed investors, and dashed hope for a depressed Indiana town.

11/20/2014

A Craigslist ad for a stolen bike. (CBS)

Bay Area Police Rely On Crowdsourcing To Help Fight Crime

Some Bay Area crime victims are now taking to the internet to stop crime, and police have said they are turning out to be great partners.

10/23/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Hires William Bratton As Police Consultant, Quan Hopeful

The Oakland City Council approved four crime-fighting measures early Wednesday morning, including a controversial measure to hire former New York and Los Angeles police chief William Bratton as a consultant to provide advice to the Oakland Police Department.

01/23/2013

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