Amid a national debate over the militarization of the police, the San Jose Police Department has decided to return a 15-ton armored vehicle it received earlier this year from the military surplus program.
The Davis City Council has told the Davis Police Department to return its armored vehicle to the military within 60 days and to consider other alternatives for protection on four wheels.
The California Supreme Court has ruled this week that newspapers have a right to publish the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters in 2011.
The newest crime-fighting tool for the college town of about 65,000 is a mine-resistant, ambush-protected armored vehicle. The MRAP was developed by the military for the war. After Pentagon budget cuts, the vehicle has been making its way to local law enforcement.
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OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — By this time next year, the Oakland Raiders may no longer be playing at O.co Coliseum. Raiders owner Mark Davis has announced the team has no plans to extend its Coliseum […]
A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
Vernon Davis Reports To 49ers Training Camp After Skipping Off-Season Practices; Alex Boone A No-Show
The San Francisco 49ers opened their training camp Wednesday and included among the returning players was All-Pro tight end Vernon Davis, who had skipped the team’s voluntary offseason workouts and mandatory minicamp last month over a contract dispute.
Two-time Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis and right guard Alex Boone skipped the first day of San Francisco’s minicamp Tuesday. Both starters are seeking raises despite two years left on their contracts.
Less than two months after becoming the first professional athlete to sell shares in his future earnings, 49er tight end Vernon Davis says he’s unwilling to join the San Francisco 49ers until a more lucrative contract can be worked out.