Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor’s race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.
Oakland police announced a $2 million grant to bolster what they say are proven violence reduction strategies since crime is down this year compared to last.
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent talks to KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro about the city’s efforts to reduce violent crime.
Homicide rates in the Bay Area’s three-biggest cities were down for the first half of 2014 compared to the same time period last year. San Francisco is reporting the largest decline.
Monterey County Tow Company Owner Testifies He Conspired With Police Chief To Seize From Cars Unlicensed Latino Drivers
Prosecutors revealed details with devastating testimony from a witness Thursday on how a car-towing scheme that targeted mostly unlicensed Spanish-speaking drivers was allegedly masterminded by King City Police Sgt. Bobby Carrillo.
An East Bay police chief says he believes there is a connection between California’s prison realignment policy and an increase in crime in his city.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr scheduled a town-hall meeting in the City’s Bernal Heights neighborhood Tuesday, following the fatal officer-involved shooting of a man in Bernal Heights Park last Friday.
Oakland’s search for a new permanent police chief has been delayed a second time because the recruiting firm the city planned to hire was disqualified for denying equal benefits to gay employees.
Oakland police announced on Monday that they made arrests in connection with a weekend homicide and a home invasion robbery last month in which a woman was shot and wounded.
East Palo Alto officials have appointed Police Capt. Federico Rocha as the city’s new interim chief, following the announcement of the retirement of Police Chief Ron Davis.