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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.


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.


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.


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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.


Vallejo Police Department Shrinks & Neighborhood Watch Catches On

Vallejo Police Offering $50K Reward In 2009 Shooting Case

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.

CBS San Francisco–02/12/2011

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San Jose Mayor Responds To Recent Surge In Homicides

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said his city is still safe, despite an increase in violence in the past few weeks.


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KCBS In Depth: Fighting Crime in San Francisco

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.


Half Moon Bay Considering Cutting Police Force To Solve Budget Crisis

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.

CBS San Francisco–11/14/2010


No More Police Department In San Carlos

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.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Investigating Crime Lab Misconduct Claim

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010