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.
The Vallejo Police Department is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the men responsible for the fatal shooting of Ivan Orozco in 2009, police announced Thursday.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said his city is still safe, despite an increase in violence in the past few weeks.
During this economic downturn many of us have been making due with less in our personal lives and the same goes for San Francisco’s Police Department.
In the wake of Half Moon Bay voters’ defeat of a one-cent sales tax increase on Nov. 2, the city’s mayor said this week that officials now face major changes to the police and recreation departments in order to close a projected budget deficit that could be as high as $800,000.
The San Carlos Police Department is no more after the city council voted in September to contract out law enforcement services to the Sheriff’s Department in a budget saving move.
Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts said Thursday that his department has launched an internal investigation into allegations against one of his crime lab employees, but said there has been no evidence so far of any misconduct.
At a time when many police departments are laying off officers, San Jose may be able to keep more than a dozen cops on the force after the city qualified for a federal grant that preserves law enforcement jobs.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. (AP) _ San Carlos officials have decided to disband the city’s police force and outsource law enforcement services to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.