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Rep. Honda Proposes Bill To Keep Military Body Armor ‘Out Of Wrong Hands’

Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, Wednesday announced legislation that would block civilians from accessing military-grade body armor to prevent criminals from using them in gun battles with law enforcement.

08/06/2014

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Career Advice From A Bay Area Expert In Criminal Justice

Career advancement in law enforcement is further strengthened with an education in a specialized field.

09/23/2013

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Multiple Agencies Target Marijuana Grows In Rural Santa Clara County

The hope is to get rid of major growing operations, that pose a threat to the safety of the public.

08/14/2013

Gunman Kills Seven At Oikos University In Oakland

Bay Area Law Enforcement Encourages Fighting Back Against Active Shooters

Law enforcement agencies have begun adopting a new policy on so-called “active shooters,” encouraging civilians to take safety into their own hands and take down gunmen who threaten them at work or school.

02/21/2013

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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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More California Parolees Freed From Supervision

The state is banking on local officials to deal with keeping parolees in line.

06/08/2012

Police officers surround the Occupy Oakland camp to secure the area before moving into the camp to take down tents to evict the protesters on November 14, 2011. (Photo by KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Threatens Oakland Police Department With Federal Takeover

A judge says the scandal-plagued department will go under federal control if it fails to quickly make good on reforms agreed to nine years ago.

01/25/2012

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East Bay Company’s Massive Car Tracking Database Sparks Debate

If you own a car, chances are police know where you’ve been lately – thanks to a Bay Area company that is keeping them in the loop.

01/12/2012

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Santa Clara County Receives State Grant To Purchase Breathalyzers

The county has received a grant that will be used for state-of-the-art breathalyzers and more testing sites for suspected drunk drivers.

12/30/2011

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Alameda County Sweep For DUI Offenders Nets Dozens Of Arrests

Multiple agencies searched for nearly 600 people who have outstanding warrants related to their drunken-driving convictions.

12/28/2011

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