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$58M Severance Package For Fired Yahoo COO After 15-Months On The Job

Yahoo’s recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.

04/16/2014

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Berkeley Police Officer’s Union Makes Push For Tasers After Cop Assaulted

The head of the union that represents Berkeley police officers said Wednesday that a suspect’s alleged attack on an officer on Monday illustrates why officers in Berkeley need to have Tasers.

04/09/2014

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Man Who Tried To Take Berkeley Cop’s Gun Held On Attempted Murder Charge

A 41-year-old man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder, battery on an officer and other charges after allegedly trying to take a gun from a Berkeley police officer on Monday, police said Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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Lawyers: Ex-Concord Officer’s Addiction Drove Him To Steal Drugs

A former Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors allegedly committed the crimes to satisfy his addiction to painkillers after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, attorneys said Tuesday.

04/08/2014

Concord Police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer & Figo (Concord Police Dept.)

Concord Police Officer Accused Of Stealing Prescription Drugs From Seniors Resigns

A Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors resigned from the department on Friday, police Chief Guy Swanger said Monday.

04/07/2014

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Concord Police K-9 Unit Officer Accused Of Stealing Drugs From Elderly

Prosecutors charged Concord police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer on Thursday with two counts of first-degree burglary, one count of second-degree burglary, one count of fraudulently obtaining prescription drugs and one count of elder abuse, according to the district attorney’s office.

04/04/2014

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Man Charged With Trying To Ram SFPD Officer After Chase Pleads Not Guilty

A man charged with using his car as a deadly weapon against police and having gun ammunition on him after a high-speed chase through the Bay Area pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday morning.

03/18/2014

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Santa Cruz Police Officer Assaulted During Investigation

Police in Santa Cruz are seeking information leading to the identification of a man who interfered with a police investigation and assaulted a police officer on Saturday.

02/24/2014

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San Jose State University Police Taser, Shoot Suspect Dead

SAN JOSE (KCBS) – A knife-wielding man hit with a stun gun by a San Jose State University police officer, then shot by another campus police officer, subsequently died from his injuries, police said Friday.

02/21/2014

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Police: Man Impersonated Officer To Avoid Paying Muni Fare

A man was arrested in San Francisco’s Portola District on Tuesday morning for allegedly impersonating a law enforcement officer to avoid paying a bus fare, police said today.

01/09/2014

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