An activist who has been critical of the use of force by police saw the other side of the shield when he joined deputies for a force-on-force training scenario.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved three five-year contracts totaling $1.1 million to equip 241 sworn county sheriff’s officers with body-worn cameras.
Police in Santa Clara broke a baton on an Oregon man’s leg as they tried to subdue him at the Pac-12 championship game at Levi’s Stadium Friday night in an incident that was caught on camera.
Protesters Gather In San Francisco, Oakland Over New York Jury’s Decision Not To Indict Officer In Chokehold Death
Protests were taking place in Oakland and in San Francisco Wednesday evening in response to a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died while in a police chokehold restraint.
Twelve officers of the San Jose Police Department have volunteered to wear body cameras as part of a planned pilot program with three different models of cameras, including one that can be affixed to glasses, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
One procedure that failed in Ferguson was Officer Wilson’s attempt to call for backup. His radio was switched to the wrong channel. But a remarkable technology in California sets help in motion the moment a gun is drawn.
Bay Area Man’s Organization Aims To Arm Citizen Protesters With Cameras To Film Cops In Wake Of Ferguson
The country watched as Ferguson made headlines with residents rioting against law enforcement, and in the wake of that a Bay Area man’s foundation is helping arm citizens with cameras.
Three people have been arrested after the theft of baby products from a supermarket and a high-speed chase on an East Bay highway that included a toddler in the back seat of the suspect car.
Schaaf said she has seen other cities like Los Angeles and New York significantly reduce their crime rate, and feels that Oakland can do the same.
San Leandro police officers and other staff members assigned to work in the field are now equipped with video camera devices worn on the front of their uniform shirts.