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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.

09/25/2012

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.

08/29/2012

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.

08/13/2012

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.

07/15/2012

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.

07/06/2012

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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.

05/14/2012

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.

04/02/2012

Dogfighting.

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.

04/02/2012

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.

03/24/2012

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Pacifica Police Officer Shoots, Kills Pit Bull Attacking Corgi

A police officer shot and killed a dog that appeared to be attacking a Pacifica resident’s smaller dog Tuesday morning, police said.

03/08/2012

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