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San Jose City Council OK’s Crime Fighting Drone For City’s Police Department

The San Jose city council has given the police department the go-ahead to use a new drone for crime fighting.

08/11/2015

Drone in Flight

SJPD’s New Drone Program Hovers Closer To Reality As Vote Looms

The San Jose City Council is expected to give the Police Department’s proposed one-year drone pilot program the green light…

08/11/2015

San Jose Police Officers Violent Arrest Use Of Force

Witnesses To San Jose Arrest Caught On Video File Complaints; Police Defend Use Of Force

After video of a violent arrest in San Jose last weekend went viral, police in San Jose admitted the video is tough to watch, but defended the use of force on the suspect.

05/05/2015

San Jose Police Officers Violent Arrest Use Of Force

VIDEO: San Jose Police Use Of Force Questioned After Violent Arrest Caught On Camera

The San Jose Police Department’s internal affairs division is investigating what some citizens described as “police brutality” in a three-minute, one second video that has already been viewed nearly 100,000 times, and is being watched more than 20,000 times an hour Monday night.

05/04/2015

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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

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