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San Francisco Police Add Extra Patrols, Shop Owners Watching Each Other’s Backs After Latest Smash-And-Grab Robbery

San Francisco Police are adding extra patrols after burglars smashed through another store front before making off with merchandise.

03/04/2015

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Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30M

Oakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.

02/24/2015

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Richmond Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Gun In & Outside Of Fairfield Grocery Store

A Richmond man who allegedly fired a handgun in and outside a Fairfield FoodMaxx grocery store Saturday morning has been arrested, police said.

02/08/2015

California Highway Patrol officers confront protesters who were blocking interstate 80 during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Brutality Protester Attends Use-Of-Force Training With Officers, Sees Other Side Of Badge

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.

01/14/2015

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Contracts Approved For Officer Body Cameras In Sonoma County Following Andy Lopez Sheriff Shooting

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.

12/09/2014

Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks scrambles for a touchdown against the Arizona Wildcats during the first half of the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Officers Break Baton On Oregon Man’s Leg During Arrest At Levi’s Stadium Pac-12 Game

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.

12/08/2014

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

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.

12/03/2014

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12 San Jose Cops Volunteer To Wear Body Cameras

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.

12/03/2014

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Santa Cruz Officers Using ‘Smart Guns’ To Track When Weapons Unholstered, Fired

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.

12/01/2014

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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.

11/20/2014

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