A combative SFPD Chief Jeff Godown came out swinging at the city’s public defender Thursday, defending his officers against allegations of police misconduct in drug cases.
Police chief Anthony Batts said he hopes to decide by the end of the week whether he will stay in Oakland for the long-haul.
Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts said Thursday that he will not become the chief of police in San Jose.
Redwood City’s police chief has resigned five days before he was scheduled to return from a lengthy vacation.
San Jose’s City Manager wants to see a more proactive relationship between the Police Department and the office of the Independent Police Auditor.
A new police chief for California’s third-largest city could be named as early as next month as open-government advocates call for San Jose officials release the job candidates’ names.
In his final act as mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom swore in police Chief George Gascon as the new district attorney in a special ceremony held on the mayor’s balcony inside City Hall Sunday.
61 San Francisco Police officers who might be called to testify at upcoming criminal trials have conduct issues the defense could use to undermine their credibility, said Chief George Gascon.
Steve Lodge, who’s been chief for ten years, informed the city manager of his plans several months ago.
This week, San Jose begins a series of public hearings to help pinpoint what residents want in a new chief-of-police. The search is expected to take about five months.