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.
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.
Four women were cited on suspicion of prostitution Tuesday a block from the San Jose Police Department’s property and evidence facility, police said.
The police department is working with the community to better involve them in policing the city.
Burglaries are up a startling 43 percent in Oakland this year compared to last, part of an ever-growing crime problem in the city.
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.
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.
Police Chief Kenton Rainey said that arrests will continue if protesters continue to gather on station platforms at future demonstrations.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is expected to make his choice for a permanent police chief in the coming week.
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.