About 300 people gathered at an auditorium at Oakland police headquarters Wednesday morning to pay tribute to four officers who were killed by a wanted parolee three years ago.
An Oakland judge said Friday that the University of California can release most but not all of a long-awaited report on the pepper-spraying of protesters at UC Davis last November.
Berkeley police acknowledge they didn’t immediately respond to a call in the hills that would eventually result in last Saturday’s homicide, because they were planning for an Occupy protest headed to UC Berkeley.
Seven officers claim Chief Chris Magnus and former deputy chief Lori Ritter racially discriminated against them going back five years.
The union representing University of California, Berkeley police said a video showing baton-wielding officers jabbing demonstrators earlier this month is misleading and doesn’t show officers being hit, pushed and threatened.
A woman suspected in a hit-and-run collision outside a San Leandro Walmart store last week was arrested after she tried to lock herself in her car and called 911 on officers, police said.
Police officers shot and killed two boxer-type dogs that were threatening people at a San Mateo park, according to authorities.
Sixty-six San Jose police officers were ordered to turn in their guns and badges on Thursday as the city moves forward with layoffs during a year when the murder rate has spiked dramatically.
Now that Oakland’s labor unions have agreed to tentative concessions, a worst-case all-cuts budget appears to be off the table, and dozens of officers could get their jobs back.
San Jose’s city manager announced that the police officers’ union has agreed to a ten percent pay reduction during the next fiscal year.