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BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27: People walk past burning cars near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue, April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Riots have erupted in Baltimore following the funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Oakland Officers Riding In Pairs Following Baltimore Violence, Blue Alert

Violence 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.

04/27/2015

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Plainclothes CHP Officer Who Pulled Gun On Oakland Protesters Remains On Active Duty

A 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.

12/12/2014

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61 Speeding Citations Issued On South San Francisco Streets Plagued By Accidents

Police 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.

08/31/2014

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5 Arrested During Petaluma DUI Checkpoint, Patrols

Petaluma police arrested five people on suspicion of driving under the influence during a checkpoint and saturation patrols on Saturday night, a police sergeant said.

03/11/2014

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San Francisco Beefs Up Police Presence In Mission District

Additional police are now patrolling the Mission and violence prevention groups are also working around the clock to try to keep the crime at bay.

10/31/2012

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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.

02/21/2012

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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

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Walnut Creek Police To Step Up Patrols After Weekend Brawls

In 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.

01/31/2012

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BART Increases Security At Downtown San Francisco Stations For Black Friday Shoppers

Passengers traveling on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains Friday might notice more police at downtown San Francisco stations

11/25/2011

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Police Patrol Martinez School After Threatening Email Sent

A high school in Martinez was the target of a threatening email sent earlier this week that has police increasing their presence on campus Friday.

10/14/2011

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