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Christopher Butler

East Bay ‘Dirty DUI’ Private Investigator Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison

The disgraced former police officer in Pleasant Hill’s sensational “Dirty DUIs” and stolen drugs scandal has been sentenced to eight years in prison.


Joseph Banner

Sex Crime Suspect Surrenders After Getaway Which Injured San Leandro Officer

A San Leandro man wanted for a number of sex crimes turned himself in on Monday after eluding police over the weekend, injuring one officer as he made his getaway, police said Tuesday.


Sketch of a man who sexually assaulted a woman after pulling her over in a traffic stop. (Pleasanton Police Dept.)

Fake Cop Kidnaps, Sexually Assaults Woman In Pleasanton After Traffic Stop

Police in Pleasanton were seeking help in finding a man who impersonated a police officer, pulled over a driver then kidnapped and sexually assaulted her last month.


Gregory Powell, The Onion Field, Cop Killer, Police officer

Infamous ‘Onion Field’ Cop Killer Dies In Vacaville Prison

Gregory Powell, who was convicted of killing a Los Angeles police officer during an infamous kidnapping that inspired Joseph Wambaugh’s true-life crime novel “The Onion Field,” has died in a Vacaville prison. He was 79.


Robert Folster

Benicia Police Shooting Suspect Arrested In Vallejo

A man who allegedly shot at a Benicia police officer after fleeing from a traffic stop and leading officers on a chase was arrested Sunday.


Police Sirens

3-Year Old Son Of SJPD Officer Shot, Killed In Gilroy Home

The three-year-old son of a San Jose police officer was shot and killed in Gilroy Thursday evening, according to police.


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Napa Police Officer Shoots Suspect During Struggle

A suspect was hospitalized late Sunday night after a police officer shot him during a confrontation in the backyard of a Napa home, police said early Monday morning.


Gabriel Morelos Lorenzo

Police Officer Opens Fire On Gunman After San Jose Bar Fight

A police officer opened fire on a gunman after responding to a silent alarm at a bar in San Jose Sunday night, according to police.



Lunging Pit Bull Shot Dead By Alameda Police Officer

A police officer fatally shot a pit bull in Alameda Sunday night while responding to a home on a report of a disturbance, police said.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Officer Fires At Domestic Disturbance Suspect, No One Hurt

The San Jose Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday morning when officers responded to a report of a disturbance, police said.





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