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Police near the scene of a crash and in-custody death in San Francisco's Marina District, July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Man Dies In Police Custody After Altercation In San Francisco Marina District; 2 Officers Hurt

A man who died in police custody in San Francisco’s Marina District Thursday morning after allegedly fleeing a crash was being sought in connection with a brutal attack on a 96-year-old man in the Graton area of Sonoma County, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

07/30/2015

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

German Shepherd Loose On East Bay Highway Evades CHP Officers For 2 Hours

California Highway Patrol officers spent nearly two hours scrambling to catch a German Shepherd loose on East Bay highways Thursday morning, but the dog evaded officers as it ran onto Berkeley city streets, CHP officials said.

07/02/2015

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Looking For A Few Good Women

San Jose’s police force is looking for a few good women to bolster the sagging ranks of the department.

06/10/2015

A CHP officer rescued seven ducklings from a storm drain near the Golden Gate Bridge Wednesday. (Courtesy: CHP)

CHP Officers Rescue Ducklings From Storm Drain Near Golden Gate Bridge

CHP officers rescued a group of ducklings stuck in a storm drain near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Wednesday.

06/10/2015

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Berkeley Cops Hurt Struggling With Wanted Suspect Who Refused To Leave Wells Fargo Bank

Two Berkeley police officers were injured while struggling with a wanted suspect who refused to leave the downtown Wells Fargo bank Wednesday morning, according to police.

06/03/2015

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

Police Patrol Car Light

Suspect Arrested After Shots Fired At Livermore Police Officers

Livermore police have arrested a suspect who they say opened fire on an officer early Thursday morning.

05/14/2015

San Jose police are looking for a man who they said tried to sexually assault a woman in a grocery store restroom last month, and then forced his way into the home of a 13-year-old girl this week. (San Jose Police)

San Jose Residents Sound Off To Mayor Over Rising Crime, Lack Of Officers

Residents in San Jose are fed up with crime, and they let Mayor Sam Liccardo hear that frustration at a meeting Tuesday night.

05/12/2015

San Francisco Police Department car. 
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Retired Judges To Join Task Force Probing Racist, Homophobic Text Messages By SF Police Officers

Three retired judges will be working with San Francisco prosecutors to review roughly 3,000 criminal cases that have potentially been tainted by 14 San Francisco police officers who sent homophobic, racist and sexist text messages, District Attorney George Gascon announced Thursday.

05/07/2015

A San Francisco police officer with a body camera that might be used by the department. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Body Cameras For All San Francisco Police Officers Proposed; 250 More Officers To Be Hired

The budget proposal from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee would also allow the city to 250 new police officers over the next two years.

04/30/2015

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