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Community Colleges Gain Recognition

$5,000 Reward Offered In Diablo Valley College Officer Attack

Police at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill are offering a $5,000 reward for information about an incident in which a police services officer was injured by a small metallic object on campus earlier this month.


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San Francisco Police Motorcycle Officer Hurt In SoMa Crash

A San Francisco police motorcycle officer was injured in a crash in the city’s South of Market neighborhood Monday morning, a police spokesman said.


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Off-Duty Cop Killed After Big-Rig Slams Into Stopped Traffic In Modesto

An off-duty police officer is dead and a state highway worker was hospitalized after a big-rig slammed into stopped traffic on a Central California highway.



San Jose Police Officer Won’t Be Charged In Death Of Young Son

A San Jose police officer whose son accidentally shot and killed himself with his father’s gun will not face criminal charges, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.