San Francisco, Oakland Officers Riding In Pairs Following Baltimore Violence, Blue AlertViolence on the streets of Baltimore prompted a recommendation for a Blue Alert for police departments across the country, and officers in San Francisco and Oakland are riding in pairs due to the alert.
Plainclothes CHP Officer Who Pulled Gun On Oakland Protesters Remains On Active DutyA CHP officer who pulled his gun on protesters in Oakland Wednesday night is still on active duty and his supervisor says it doesn't appear that the officer did anything wrong.
61 Speeding Citations Issued On South San Francisco Streets Plagued By AccidentsPolice in South San Francisco issued 61 citations Friday during a saturation patrol of three city streets plagued by speeding and many injury and fatal accidents, the police department reported.
5 Arrested During Petaluma DUI Checkpoint, PatrolsPetaluma police arrested five people on suspicion of driving under the influence during a checkpoint and saturation patrols on Saturday night, a police sergeant said.
San Francisco Beefs Up Police Presence In Mission DistrictAdditional police are now patrolling the Mission and violence prevention groups are also working around the clock to try to keep the crime at bay.
BART Cops Become First To Use New Camera System On Patrol The company that created the Taser has a new high-tech tool for police, and the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department is the first in the nation to put it to use.
BART Police Revamping Approach To Patrolling SystemBART 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.
Walnut Creek Police To Step Up Patrols After Weekend BrawlsIn response to another weekend in which drunken brawls took center stage at a handful of downtown Walnut Creek bars, police are stepping up patrols in the area.
BART Increases Security At Downtown San Francisco Stations For Black Friday ShoppersPassengers traveling on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains Friday might notice more police at downtown San Francisco stations
Police Patrol Martinez School After Threatening Email SentA high school in Martinez was the target of a threatening email sent earlier this week that has police increasing their presence on campus Friday.
Residents, Neighbors Look To Clean Up San Francisco PlazaThe quiet plaza near the San Francisco Federal Building has been filled with crime and vandalism, a problem for many neighbors and residents in the area.
BART Counter-Terrorism Team Patrolling TrainsA new team of transit police officers started patrolling BART trains in 2011, walking through the cars to deter any potential terrorist attack.