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Hundreds Of Inmates Freed From California Jails After Voters Pass Prop. 47

A ballot measure passed by voters last week is already freeing hundreds of inmates from California county jails after their felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors.

11/10/2014

A Taser X26 stun gun (AP Graphics)

Group Opposed To Equipping Berkeley Police Officers With Taser Guns Hosting Forum Thursday

As Berkeley plans a study on potentially equipping police officers with Tasers, a coalition opposed to the use of the stun guns is holding a forum Thursday night to discuss the topic.

09/04/2014

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Napa Becomes Latest CA County To End Jail Immigration Holds Without Probable Cause

The Napa County Department of Corrections is the latest California county to decide against detaining inmates past their release date for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless a court finds a probable cause to detain them.

06/06/2014

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Attorney Advises San Francisco Law School Students To Focus On A Specialty Before Law School

South Bay Attorney Tom Flores explains why he believes finding a speciality is an important first step to becoming a lawyer.

04/14/2014

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Legendary San Francisco FBI Agent Shares Advice For People Seeking A Career In Law Enforcement

Bay Area resident Terry Turchie led the Unabomb Task Force that finally captured and convicted Ted Kaczynski, in one of the most famous criminal investigations of the 20th century.

03/31/2014

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San Francisco CEO Of Security Company Foresees Added Growth In 2014

CEO of Shaw Security Management in San Francisco, expects to see added growth in security services for 2014, ranging from ‘mall cop’ to para-military contractor.

01/06/2014

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Career Advice From A Bay Area Expert In Criminal Justice

Career advancement in law enforcement is further strengthened with an education in a specialized field.

09/23/2013

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State Report Emphasizes Need For Funding At County Level

A report released by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office is cautioning state lawmakers to make sure that counties receive enough funding to take responsibility for a wide range of programs.

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