S.F. Police Commissioners Vote in Support of Arming Officers with TasersSan Francisco police commissioners voted 4-3 late Friday night in support of a plan to arm all city police officers with Tasers following a raucous six and a half-hour hearing.
Teen Exploited In Sex Scandal Drops Suit Against Sheriff's OfficeA woman who was sexually exploited by Bay Area law enforcement officers dropped her lawsuit against the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
Activists Protest 'Urban Shield' Law Enforcement Training Event In OaklandThe Stop Urban Shield Coalition held a rally in front of the Alameda County government building near Lake Merritt in Oakland Friday afternoon to protest the "Urban Shield" law enforcement disaster training event.
Buzz Kill: California Police Train To Detect Drugged DriversPolice across California are scrambling to keep up with the pending legalization of recreational pot by increasing training to spot drug-impaired drivers.
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.