Santa Clara Co. Jail Guards Accused Of Misconduct Still Earn Six-Figure SalariesWhile two Santa Clara County jail guards have been arrested on alleged misconduct, they are still being paid their six-figure salary.
San Jose Police Seeking Victims In Sex Assault Case Involving City Employee, Teen GirlPolice are asking for the public’s help in identifying more victims in a sexual assault case involving a San Jose city employee who allegedly developed a relationship with a teen girl earlier this year.
Task Force To Investigate Misconduct Among San Francisco Police, Sheriff's DepartmentsFollowing separate allegations of misconduct by San Francisco police officers and sheriff’s deputies and irregularities at the Police Department’s DNA lab, District Attorney George Gascon announced Monday that he has created a task force to investigate the cases.
SF Mayor Lee Calls For Officers To Be Fired Over Racist, Homophobic TextsThe mayor of San Francisco said Tuesday that four police officers under investigation in the sending of racist and homophobic texts will be fired if the probe determines they sent the messages.
Video Of CHP Officer Beating SoCal Woman May Hurt Public Perception Of All Law Enforcement Cell phone video captured a CHP officer repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. Civil rights leaders are calling on the federal government to launch its own probe.
California State Senate Approves Bill Easing Firings For Teacher AbuseThe state Senate on Monday passed a bill making it easier to fire teachers accused of sex abuse, child abuse or serious drug crimes.
Fewer San Jose Cops Tipping Off Supervisors About Internal Misconduct It appears that cops in San Jose have nearly stopped policing themselves. Compared to previous years, far fewer San Jose police officers are tipping off supervisors to misbehaving colleagues.
Leland Yee Resume Shows History Of Successful Lawmaking, Murmurs Of Misconduct State Senator Leland Yee’s arrest Wednesday opens an unexpected chapter in the career of an accomplished lawmaker who has previously been targeted by accusations of wrongdoing.
East Bay Lawmaker's Bill Eases Path To Firing Teachers For MisconductThe state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.
SFPD Putting Video Cameras On Plainclothes Cops To Counter Allegations Of MisconductSan Francisco police supervisors will soon be wearing video cameras on their chests in the wake of controversial drug raids.
East Bay Lawmaker's Bill To Ease Teacher Firing ApprovedThe state Assembly on Wednesday passed a labor-backed bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire teachers accused of misconduct.
CA State Bar: NorCal DA Accused Of Misconduct Should Be Disbarred A California State Bar court is recommending that Del Norte County District Attorney Jon Alexander be disbarred after finding him culpable of three counts of misconduct.