The Salinas police chief announced Tuesday that he has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to send a conciliation specialist to Salinas in order to facilitate community dialogue following recent officer-involved shootings.
Union City police officers shot and killed an armed suspect on Saturday night, police said.
Two police officers and a suspect were killed by gunfire in a pair of shootings that occurred near each other late Tuesday afternoon in Santa Cruz, authorities and witnesses said.
U.S. Park Police were involved in a shooting in The Presidio in San Francisco Saturday evening after a vehicle allegedly attempted to run over an officer, according to the National Park Service.
A federal judge has ordered a probe into how the Oakland police investigate officer-involved shootings and is threatening to sanction the department if misconduct is found.
A Berkeley police officer shot a man in Castro Valley after the suspect pinned another officer between two cars.
One man was injured in Oakland on Friday night during an officer-involved shooting, a police spokeswoman said.
Authorities said 53-year-old Daryl Podborny was shot on Thursday morning after he attacked the sergeant near an Interstate 680 on-ramp in Dublin.
The question of whether Tasers should be issued to the San Francisco Police Department will be hashed out at a city hall meeting Wednesday night.