Contra Costa County’s former top vice cop was sentenced to 14 years in prison Monday for robbing prostitutes and selling stolen drug evidence.
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.
The Oakland Police Department has until January to live up to a list of reforms stemming from the Oakland Riders police corruption case.
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.
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.
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.