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Police Corruption

Former Contra Costa County Sheriff's Deputy Stephen Tanabe. (CBS)

Deliberations Begin In East Bay ‘Dirty DUI’ Police Corruption Case

A federal jury began deliberating in San Francisco Wednesday in the case of a former Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy accused of arranging three so-called “dirty DUI” arrests in Danville in 2010 and 2011.

08/28/2013

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Former East Bay Drug Task Force Commander Gets 14-Year Sentence In Corruption Scandal

A sobbing former Contra Costa County drug task force commander was sentenced Monday to 14 years in federal prison for stealing drug evidence, robbing prostitutes and making phony arrests.

05/20/2013

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Disgraced East Bay Drug Cop Pleads Guilty In Corruption Scandal

A former Contra Costa County drug task force commander pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to a number of felony charges stemming from a police corruption case that scandalized the Bay Area.

12/05/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Faces Deadline On Riders Corruption Case

The Oakland Police Department has until January to live up to a list of reforms stemming from the Oakland Riders police corruption case.

10/16/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

FBI Takes Over Contra Costa County ‘Rogue’ Cops Probe

Federal authorities on Friday officially took over the probe into former narcotics task force Commander Norman Wielsch and other so-called “rogue” police officers in Contra Costa County.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/03/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

CoCo Drug Cop Linked To Brothel Allegedly Targeted Competition

A former Contra Costa County police commander accused of running a brothel is now facing allegations that he used his police power to eliminate competing brothels.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Gets 3 More Months To Implement Reforms From ‘Riders’ Case

A federal judge has given the Oakland Police Department until June to come up with a plan for carrying out reforms ordered back in 2003.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/18/2011

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