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(source: High Gear Media)

California Authorities Cracking Down On Distracted Drivers This Month

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies throughout the state on Monday are kicking off a month-long crackdown on drivers who text or talk on the phone while behind the wheel.

04/01/2013

A red light camera at an intersection. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hayward To Get Rid Of Red Light Cameras

The city council voted on Tuesday night to get rid of the devices immediately, rather than wait for the contract with a vendor to expire.

03/06/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

4 Cited For Prostitution Just A Block From SJPD Facility

Four women were cited on suspicion of prostitution Tuesday a block from the San Jose Police Department’s property and evidence facility, police said.

02/07/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Homicide Rate Drops Dramatically

The police department is working with the community to better involve them in policing the city.

12/24/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car parked on the 6800 block of Wilton Dr., May 27, 2011. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland Crime Rate Soaring As City Loses Officers

Burglaries are up a startling 43 percent in Oakland this year compared to last, part of an ever-growing crime problem in the city.

11/28/2012

The scene of a shooting by Vacaville police (CBS)

Officer Shoots Man Outside Vacaville Police Station

A man was shot by a police officer in the parking lot of the Vacaville Police Department Thursday afternoon, Vacaville city spokesman Mark Mazzaferro said.

08/09/2012

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police Revamping Approach To Patrolling System

BART wants its officers to be more familiar with the beats they patrol. So officials have divided four zones into five and divided those even further.

02/15/2012

BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey

BART Police Chief Vows Vigilance Regarding Passenger Safety

Police Chief Kenton Rainey said that arrests will continue if protesters continue to gather on station platforms at future demonstrations.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/25/2011

Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Expected To Name New Police Chief This Week

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is expected to make his choice for a permanent police chief in the coming week.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/24/2011

San Francisco Police, generic (AP Graphic)

Budget Problems Could Shrink San Francisco’s Police Force

Shrinking budgets and a special retirement program under review could translate into much leaner times for the San Francisco Police Department in the coming years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/20/2011

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