Palo Alto Police

Franklin Hollis Lovell

Home Burglary Suspect Fleeing Police Tased Near Palo Alto Caltrain Station

A man who allegedly attempted to burglarize a home in Palo Alto was arrested after a brief chase and struggle near a Caltrain station Friday morning.


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Palo Alto Police Seek Man Who Impersonated A Cop, Displayed Weapon To Teenage Boy

Police in Palo Alto are searching for a man who allegedly impersonated a police officer and displayed a weapon after stopping a teen boy who was riding a bicycle last week.


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Search For Man Who Harassed, Groped, Tried To Kiss Woman In Palo Alto Park

The victim told police that the man engaged her in conversation then aggressively touched her and tried to kiss her before she was able to shove him away.


Daiki Glenn Minaki

Naked Teenage Man Arrested For Bizarre Crime Spree In Palo Alto

A naked 18-year-old man was arrested in Palo Alto on Friday night after a bizarre crime spree in which he allegedly attacked three people, police said Sunday.


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Police ID Woman Found Dead In Palo Alto Park

A transient woman who was found dead in a Palo Alto park on Saturday morning has been identified as 72-year-old Gloria Bush, the Santa Clara County coroner’s bureau said Sunday.


9 Palo Alto officers are expected to be outfitted with mounted cameras like the one seen here. (CBS)

Palo Alto Police To Get Body-Mounted Video Cameras

The Palo Alto City Council unanimously approved a deal on Monday night that will allow for nine of the city’s police officers to be equipped with body-mounted video cameras.


A suspect armed with a handgun attempted to rob a pedestrian in a downtown Palo Alto parking garage (Police Sketch)

Palo Alto Police Seek Armed Suspect In Robbery Attempt

Police in Palo Alto released a sketch of a suspect who tried to rob a man at gunpoint near a parking garage on Friday night.


Palo Alto police Officer Ben Lee. ( Photo courtesy: Palo Alto Police Department)

Palo Alto Police Officer To Coach U.S. Olympic Badminton Team‎

Palo Alto Police Officer Ben Lee has been chosen to coach the 2012 U.S. Badminton Team in the London Olympics this summer.


A person walking with a cane. (AP)

Palo Alto Police Warn Of Scammers Targeting Grandparents

Palo Alto police are warning community members about a scam that typically targets the elderly and can cost victims thousands of dollars.