Oakland has been a partner city with the federal government in the Violence Reduction Network. The partnership includes FBI assistance in homicide cases, but the feds need more space to work and are paying for a new facility.
The new federal ban on military style weapons to police stems from their use against demonstrators last year in Ferguson, Missouri. San Leandro police have assured their BearCat medevac vehicle will be no exception.
In a long-running dispute, a federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the patented features in Apple’s iPhone.
Police Shooting Death Of Immigrant Suspect Prompts Federal Lawsuit Against San Francisco, Police Chief
Family members of a Guatemalan immigrant shot and killed by police earlier this year are the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed against the city and county of San Francisco, as well as Police Chief Greg Suhr on Friday.
Marin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.
San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Sunnyvale’s ban on gun magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets.
Federal And State Laws Obscure Legal Boundaries For Pot Businesses Looking To Deposit Money In Banks
Now that four states have legalized recreational marijuana use, entrepreneurs want to start businesses. It may be a lucrative proposition, but there’s no place to keep the money.
House Republicans passed an anti-abortion bill Thursday night, but not the one they planned.
Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal Lawsuit
The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association is filing a federal lawsuit against county supervisors for alleged threats of retaliation they made in relation to a controversial pay raise the supervisors have since rescinded for themselves.