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CHP Lieutenant Identified As Scuba Diver Who Died Off Sonoma County Coast

The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified a scuba diver who died Sunday in Salt Point State Park off the Sonoma County coast as 54-year-old Jeffrey Alan Rhea of Rohnert Park, coroner’s officials said.

05/25/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Light’ 12-Month Prison Sentence For SFPD Officer Who Testified Against Colleagues

A former San Francisco police officer who testified against two colleagues in a federal corruption trial received the comparatively light sentence of 12 months in prison Thursday morning.

05/21/2015

FBI agents and San Jose police seized illegal gambling machines from the Golden King cafe during a raid on March 10, 2015. (CBS)

San Jose Police Patrol Cars Replacing Faulty Computer System That Crashed When Officer Was Killed On Duty

For years now San Jose police officers have had to rely on an outdated laptop computer system in their patrol cars, but they won’t have to put up with them much longer, thanks to a $1.6 million grant that the department received from the state.

04/28/2015

Livermore Police Car

87 Livermore Police Officers Outfitted With Body Cameras

All 87 Livermore police officers have been issued body cameras, department officials said Tuesday.

04/21/2015

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3 Hurt When Car Hits Parked Police Cruiser In Concord

A car struck a parked Concord police cruiser Sunday afternoon while an officer was detaining a suspect for an unrelated crime, police said.

04/19/2015

Authorities on the scene after a San Leandro Police Department officer shot a suspect in Oakland on April 15, 2015. (CBS)

San Leandro Police Officer Shoots Suspected Car Thief In Oakland

An officer-involved shooting occurred in Oakland Wednesday afternoon when San Leandro police officers attempted to stop the driver of a stolen vehicle, according to a police spokeswoman.

04/15/2015

Joseph Jeremy Weber, 28, an Army veteran out of Sunnyvale, was shot and killed by police April 8, 2015 after an alleged liquor-store robbery. (Courtesy: CA DMV)

Army Veteran Suffering PTSD Shot, Killed By Sunnyvale Police Following Armed Robbery

An armed liquor store robbery suspect killed by police officers in Sunnyvale Wednesday morning was identified as an army veteran.

04/14/2015

San Pablo police officer Kenneth White was charged for allegedly buying cocaine and heroin in San Francisco while a 2-year-old girl sat in his car. (Source: SFPD)

2-Year-Old Girl Sat In Car As San Pablo Cop Busted For Buying Heroin, Cocaine In San Francisco

A San Pablo police officer has been charged with four felonies and two misdemeanors for allegedly buying heroin and cocaine in San Francisco last week while a 2-year-old girl was in his car, police and prosecutors said Sunday.

04/13/2015

Frame from video shows a police officer shooting at a fleeing suspect.

White S. Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man Caught On Camera

A white South Carolina police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist after a traffic stop.

04/07/2015

Slain SJPD officer Michael Johnson. (Source: SJPD)

SJPD Officer’s Memorial Expected To Draw Law Enforcement Officers From Far Away

Law enforcement officers from far and away are expected to attend a memorial for slain San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson and plans for the service could be announced as soon as Thursday, a police union spokesman said Wednesday.

03/25/2015

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