120 Recommendations For Santa Clara Jail Safety From Blue Ribbon CommissionA group tasked with evaluating Santa Clara County jails presented the board of supervisors with more than 120 recommendations Tuesday and emphasized immediate action in adopting their proposals.
Deputies To Stand Trial For Beating Death Of Santa Clara County Jail InmateA San Jose judge has just ruled that three correctional deputies who worked at the same jail will stand trial for the murder of an inmate.
Sheriff's Deputies Seen In Beating Video Put On LeaveTwo Alameda County sheriff's deputies seen repeatedly beating a suspected car thief in a video have been placed on paid administrative leave.
Sonoma Co. Official Denies Claims Deputies 'Sadistically' Attacked, Beat InmatesA sergeant with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office has enthusiastically denied the claims contained in a federal lawsuit alleging that correctional deputies beat more than 20 Sonoma County Jail inmates during an incident in May.
Lawsuit: Sonoma Co. Jail Staff ‘Sadistically Attacked’ Inmates, Videotaped BeatingsThe 14-page complaint filed in U.S. District Court alleges, "For five-and-a-half-hours, the jail was filled with screams, cries of pain, and the sound of inmates begging the deputies to stop."
After Inmate’s Death, Santa Clara Co. Cadets Receive Training On Handling Mentally Ill InmatesAfter three Santa Clara County correctional officers were charged with murder in the death of a mentally ill inmate, a new group of cadets receive training in crisis intervention as they prepare to graduate.
Santa Clara Co. Deputies Accused Of Killing Inmate Appear In CourtThree Santa Clara County correctional deputies were arraigned Tuesday on charges in last month’s death of 31-year-old inmate Michael James Tyree and the alleged assault of a second inmate.
Three Correctional Deputies Arrested On Murder Charges After Santa Clara County Inmate Found DeadThree Santa Clara County correctional deputies have been arrested Thursday on suspicion of murdering an inmate.
Sheriff's Deputies Seize Drugs, Weapons From Soledad HomeSheriff’s deputies seized drugs and several weapons from a Soledad residence and arrested two people Wednesday during a warrant search.
Former SF Jail Inmates Allegedly Forced Into Gladiator-Style Fights File Claim Against CityFormer jail inmates at San Francisco’s Hall of Justice have filed a claim against the city and county accusing deputies of forcing them to fight each other.
Sheriff's Deputies Swim For Shore After Boat Sinks Near Bay PointNo deputies were injured when a sheriff’s office patrol boat began taking on water and sank near Bay Point on Wednesday morning, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail FightsSheriff's Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.