Shutting Down Accused Online Brothel Backpage.com May Hurt Law EnforcementThere's a law enforcement paradox to Backpage.com, labeled by officials as the largest U.S. internet prostitution ad provider.
Teen At Center Of Police Sex Trafficking Scandal Slams San Francisco With $18M ClaimTeen at center of a Bay Area law enforcement sex scandal slams the city of San Francisco with a claim seeking $18 million in damages.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Installs Gun Lock Boxes In Patrol CarsA Bay Area sheriff isn't waiting for a new state law to take effect to keep her deputies' guns away from thieves.
California Arrests Plunge, Lowest On Record Due To Prop 47A 2014 California voter-approved initiative that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes has led to the lowest arrest rate in state history.
Local Police Departments To Get Federal Funds For Rape Kit TestsCongressman Mike Honda announced that the upcoming federal budget will include $45 million to help law enforcement chip away at the national backlog in testing rape kits.
Audit Shows Pittsburg Police Misclassified CrimesAn audit revealed that Pittsburg police misclassified crimes in reports written last year.
San Jose Police Begin Using Body-Worn CamerasSan Jose's police chief compared deployment of body cameras to when officers were first introduced to handheld radios.
Report: 944 California Officers' Guns Stolen, Unaccounted For, Or LostReport says 944 guns that once belonged to law enforcement officers across California have been either stolen, lost or can't be accounted for since 2010.
Sex Scandal Renews Calls For Increased California Police Transparency LawsAmid allegations that 31 San Francisco Bay Area law enforcement officials had sex with an underage sex worker and the fact that the public may never know those officers' names, has protesters and civil liberty advocates calling for increased police transparency laws in California.
California Police Flouting Asset Seizure Laws Prompts Action By State, Federal LawmakersCalifornia police have been flouting asset seizure laws, prompting action by state and federal lawmakers.
Bay Area Police, Tech Bolster Obama's Police Data Transparency InitiativeBay Area law enforcement and tech companies are working side by side to bolster police transparency through President Barack Obama's Police Data Initiative.
Feds Get iPhone Passcode In Brooklyn Drug Case, Withdraw Demand For Apple's HelpThe government said it no longer needs Apple's assistance to unlock the iPhone and is withdrawing its request for an order requiring Apple's cooperation in a New York drug case.