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Santa Clara Police Officers Shoot, Kill Woman Armed With Baseball Bat

Officers shot and killed a female suspect armed with a baseball bat outside of her apartment on Sunday evening, a police lieutenant said.

04/14/2014

Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmund Robles and their attorneys in federal court, February 28, 2014. (Sketch by Vicki Behringer)

San Francisco Police Officers Plead Not Guilty To Illegal Searches, Stealing, Conspiracy

Four San Francisco police officers pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to charges of conspiring to violate civil rights and steal property, money and drugs seized during searches and arrests.

02/28/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

Proposals Aim To Recoup Training Costs For Departing San Jose Rookie Officers

This comes as the police department is struggling to retain officers, amid cuts in pay and pension benefits.

10/30/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Police Consultant Bratton Launching Social Network For Cops

The final stages were nearly completed for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.

09/02/2013

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

San Jose Unveils New Plan To Strengthen Police Force

The plan from San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and Councilman Sam Liccardo calls for adding hundreds of officers over the next four years.

08/29/2013

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting of a teenager on the 900 block of Owsley Avenue in San Jose on June 12, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Police Academy Graduates 43 Recruits

Police staffing is about to get a much needed boost in San Jose, as the Police Department’s academy held its first graduation ceremony since 2009.

03/15/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Retired Cops Monitoring Cameras, Solving Crimes In Richmond

Many of the former officers spend the day monitoring real-time closed circuit TV cameras scattered across high crime areas throughout the city.

02/13/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Begins First Police Academy In Nearly Three Years

The thinning ranks of the San Jose Police Department will soon be getting some much needed reinforcements, as the department begins its first police academy in nearly three years.

11/05/2012

San Jose City Councilmember Rose Herrera

War Of Words Heats Up Between San Jose City Councilwoman, Police Officers Union

Anyone who follows San Jose politics knows that the San Jose Police Officers Association and councilwoman Rose Herrera have long been at odds – particularly, over law enforcement budget cuts and pension reform. Their war of words only seems to be heating up as the November election nears.

10/15/2012

A Occupy Oakland protester stands in front of the police line as the police block streets near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Officers To Be Disciplined For Occupy Protest Incidents

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Friday that he wants to discipline 44 of his officers for misconduct in their handling of Occupy Oakland protesters at three major demonstrations in the past year.

10/12/2012

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