Police dogs in the Bay Area are getting some new, sophisticated gear to protect them as they go after criminals.
A Richmond police dog is in critical condition after being shot by a police officer who the dog bit Tuesday morning, according to a police sergeant.
A Sebastopol police dog named Frank is attracting a lot of attention and money this week after the seven-year-old German shepherd was diagnosed with a deadly form of lymphoma and needs chemotherapy.
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BART police said they have increased patrols, including the use of K-9 teams. Muni is doing the same on its platforms and trains.
An off-ramp from southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland has reopened after being shut down for over three hours while officers searched for a fleeing robbery suspect, the California Highway Patrol said.
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.
A police dog helped track down a domestic violence suspect who fled from officers Sunday night in San Leandro.
The shooting of an Antioch police dog in the summer of last year has brought about some changes. Now, the K9 unit is equipped with bullet proof vests just like their handlers.