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