Officer-involved shooting

San Francisco Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Bernal Heights Park on the evening of March 21, 2014. (CBS)

Autopsy: Man Killed By San Francisco Police At Bernal Heights Park Struck By At Least 10 Bullets

The San Francisco medical examiner’s office released a full autopsy report Friday for 28-year-old Alejandro “Alex” Nieto that confirmed he was struck by at least ten bullets when he was fatally shot by police at Bernal Heights Park in March.

09/12/2014

Authorities on the scene of a police shooting near North Mathilda Avenue and Ahwanee Avenue in Sunnyvale on September 4, 2013. (CBS)

Officers Cleared In 2013 Fatal Shooting Of Drug Suspect In Sunnyvale

Six Santa Clara County law enforcement officers legally defended themselves and others when they fired 29 shots that killed an unarmed suspect in a restaurant parking lot in Sunnyvale last year, according to prosecutors.

09/10/2014

Alex Nieto vigil protest rally Bernal Heights

Lawsuit Filed As Community Rallies For Man Shot Dead By San Francisco Police In March

Friends and family of the man shot and killed by San Francisco police in March hosted a sunrise ceremony in the Bernal Heights neighborhood Friday morning to honor Alejandro Nieto.

08/22/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Anti-Police Shooting Protest Block Streets In San Francisco’s Mission District

Protesters have marched from the Civic Center to the Mission District in San Francisco Thursday evening, blocking streets as they move through the city.

08/21/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant’s Family In Ferguson To Support Michael Brown’s Family

The family of Oscar Grant has traveled to Ferguson, Missouri to offer support and advice to the parents of a black teen whose slaying at the hands of police ignited unrest.

08/21/2014

Protesters face off against police in riot gear in front of Oakland Police headquarters, August 20, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Marchers Hold Up Mirrors To Officers In Protest Over Ferguson, Police Shootings

Protesters against the police actions in Ferguson, Mo. as well as police killings of other suspects in California and other states gathered in Oakland on Wednesday. Some protesters unveiled a new tactic, by holding up mirrors in the faces of officers.

08/20/2014

Scene from "Cops and Robbers" a one man play by Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Jinho Ferreira. (Vimeo / CBS)

Bay Area Officer Provides Unique Perspective On Police Shootings In One-Man Play

A Bay Area police officer said he can relate to both sides of the tensions in Ferguson, Missouri. Jinho Ferreira, a musician who protested the Oscar Grant shooting turned police officer and playwright, hopes his duel perspectives can reach many different people.

08/20/2014

A picture of the power drill mistaken for a gun that a woman was carrying when she was shot and killed by San Jose police on August 14, 2014. (San Jose police)

San Jose Woman Fatally Shot By Police After Brandishing Power Drill Identified

A woman shot to death Thursday by a San Jose police officer after brandishing what looked like a gun but proved to be a power drill was 19-year-old Diana Showman, of San Jose, police announced Monday.

08/18/2014

Oakland Protest

Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael Brown

Some windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/15/2014

Police and emergency personnel at the scene of an early morning police chase in Vallejo on May 28, 2012. (CBS)

Vallejo Officer Not Liable In Fatal 2012 Shooting Of Suspect Wielding A Metal Wallet

A Vallejo police officer is not criminally liable for fatally shooting a man whose metal wallet he mistook for a firearm, according to the county district attorney.

08/15/2014

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