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San Francisco Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Bernal Heights Park on the evening of March 21, 2014. (CBS)

Phil Matier: SFPD Holds Town Hall After Officers Kill Man In Bernal Heights Park

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.

03/25/2014

New Acting Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent (CBS)

Recruiting Firm’s Stance On Gay Employee Benefits Delays Oakland Police Chief Search

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.

03/13/2014

Police outside the scene of a home invasion robbery and shooting on the 4100 block of Laguna Ave. in Oakland, January 28, 2014.  (CBS)

Oakland Police Make Arrests In Home Invasion Robbery, Weekend Homicide

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.

02/10/2014

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East Palo Alto Police Appoint New Interim Chief

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.

11/04/2013

2 Sheriff’s Cruisers Damaged In High-Speed Chase, Crash In Berkeley

Two Contra Costa sheriff’s vehicles were damaged by fire near a freeway off-ramp at during a high-speed chase early Monday morning, in which the suspect’s vehicle was able to get away, authorities said.

06/17/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Hires William Bratton As Police Consultant, Quan Hopeful

The Oakland City Council approved four crime-fighting measures early Wednesday morning, including a controversial measure to hire former New York and Los Angeles police chief William Bratton as a consultant to provide advice to the Oakland Police Department.

01/23/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Hoping Reducing Drug Sales Will Curb Violence

Getting rid of open-air drug sales will reduce violence—particularly in Oakland, which recently hired a consultant known for adopting that tactic as New York City’s top cop, a University of California at Berkeley law professor said Monday.

01/08/2013

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San Jose Launches Search For New Police Chief

The city of San Jose is launching a nationwide search for a new police chief following the sudden and surprising retirement announcement of current top cop Chris Moore.

09/18/2012

SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

San Jose Police Chief Announces Retirement

Less than two years after becoming San Jose’s top cop, Police Chief Chris Moore announced Monday that he will retire in early 2013.

09/17/2012

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. (SFPD)

Family Of Suspect Shot By SF Police Confronts Chief At Meeting

The family of a man shot by San Francisco police in the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood Saturday evening confronted the police chief over the incident during a community meeting on the shooting Tuesday morning.

08/07/2012

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