A police dog is back on duty in El Cerrito after inhaling a small amount of cocaine during a suspect search last week, police said Monday.
Calfornia prisons are getting help from a four-legged deputy in stopping the constant smuggling of cellphones to convicts.
A San Leandro police dog honored for his performance in a recent K-9 competition showed off his effectiveness on the job by helping nab a suspected car thief.
San Leandro officer Dennis Mally and Rohan competed Saturday in the second annual Police K-9 Trials, where they won in the “searching” contest category.
One person died following an officer-involved shooting early Sunday morning in Oakland. No officers or deputies were injured in the incident.
The San Francisco police department has received a donation of six Kevlar bulletproof vests for its canine patrol and tactical units.
Drako, a Belgian shepherd trained to sniff narcotics and smuggled cell phones, reached a milestone at his prison recently.
A former Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors allegedly committed the crimes to satisfy his addiction to painkillers after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, attorneys said Tuesday.
A Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors resigned from the department on Friday, police Chief Guy Swanger said Monday.
Prosecutors charged Concord police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer on Thursday with two counts of first-degree burglary, one count of second-degree burglary, one count of fraudulently obtaining prescription drugs and one count of elder abuse, according to the district attorney’s office.