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San Jose Launches Search For New Police Chief

The city of San Jose is launching a nationwide search for a new police chief following the sudden and surprising retirement announcement of current top cop Chris Moore.

09/18/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Officers Raise Funds For Children Orphaned By Double Murder

The San Jose Police Officers’ Association has raised about $6,200 for three young children who were orphaned when their parents were killed in a double murder at the family’s home last month.

08/09/2012

An Oakland Police Cruiser.

Oakland Police Radios Failed During President’s Visit

A major portion of Oakland’s year-old police radio system failed during President Barack Obama’s visit to the city this week, in one what one lieutenant described as a “train wreck.”

07/26/2012

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SF Police Monitoring Theaters In Wake Of Colorado Massacre

San Francisco Police officers were paying special attention to movie theaters Friday in the wake of a mass shooting in a Colorado theater.

07/20/2012

Oakland police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Chief Wants More Officers On The Street

Oakland’s top cop is looking to reorganize his department, after a new report shows violent crime is up in the city.

07/11/2012

A protester at UC Davis is rinsed off after being pepper sprayed by riot police on the school's campus, November 18, 2011.  (CBS)

Judge Rules UC Davis Pepper-Spraying Report Released Without Officers’ Names

A judge has tentatively ruled that the University of California must remove officers’ names from a report on the pepper-spraying of student demonstrators by campus police last fall.

03/28/2012

Cesare Lazzarino was arrested in San Jose after allegedly firing a BB gun at officers.

Suspect Shoots BB Gun At San Jose Officers During Domestic Disturbance

A San Jose man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly shot at police with a BB gun.

03/25/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Recruiting To Fill Positions On Police Force

This comes as the city is expected to lay off up to 40 employees later this month.

02/19/2012

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BART Police Revamping Approach To Patrolling System

BART wants its officers to be more familiar with the beats they patrol. So officials have divided four zones into five and divided those even further.

02/15/2012

Oakland police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Chief Says Gangs To Blame For Recent Murders

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Tuesday the city had 14 homicides so far this year, which is two more than it had at this time last year.

02/07/2012

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