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An Antioch Police cruiser. (CBS)

Antioch Police Offer ‘Citizens Academy’ To Help Bolster Relationship With Public

Within a few hours on Wednesday, Antioch police Officer Ted Chang helped serve a felony arrest warrant, responded to a report of a dead body found in a house and helped recover a stolen gun.

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Suspended, Fired Oakland Police Officers Reinstated Because Of Flaws In Arbitration Process

A scathing new report reveals serious flaws in punishing Oakland police officers, as problem officers who were suspended or fired were basically rewarded with what amounted to a paid vacation.

04/17/2015

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Delayed Reporting Of Racist, Homophobic SFPD Text Messages Could Jeopardize Firings

The decision to not notify San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr for two years of racist and homophobic texts exchanged between several of his officers may end up preventing the chief from disciplining the officers involved.

04/17/2015

The scoreboard on the football field at Clayton Valley Charter High School. (Photo Credit: Clayton Valley Football Instagram)

Clayton Valley High School Athletes Accused Of Robbing Purported Drug Dealer At Gunpoint

An East Bay high school football star and three of his classmates are behind bars for an alleged armed robbery involving a purported drug dealer.

04/16/2015

Authorities on the scene after a San Leandro Police Department officer shot a suspect in Oakland on April 15, 2015. (CBS)

San Leandro Police Officer Shoots Suspected Car Thief In Oakland

An officer-involved shooting occurred in Oakland Wednesday afternoon when San Leandro police officers attempted to stop the driver of a stolen vehicle, according to a police spokeswoman.

04/15/2015

The aftermath of an antique-store burglary where robbers used a slingshot to break into the Valencia Street, SF location. (CBS SF)

Burglars Use Slingshot To Break Into San Francisco Antique Store; Make Bicycle-Vehicle Getaway

Four burglars wearing ski masks broke through a front window at Stuff Store when one of them used a slingshot in San Francisco’s Mission District early Wednesday morning, according to police.

04/15/2015

Black Lives Matter protesters at Oakland City Hall during a national day of shutdown. April 14, 2015. (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Demonstrators In Oakland And SF Participate in Shutdowns, Day Of Action Against Police Brutality

Massive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.

04/14/2015

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Jose Looks At Testing Body Cameras For Police

San Jose police could soon be testing body worn cameras again after two previous roll outs never got beyond the pilot stage.

04/14/2015

Joseph Jeremy Weber, 28, an Army veteran out of Sunnyvale, was shot and killed by police April 8, 2015 after an alleged liquor-store robbery. (Courtesy: CA DMV)

Army Veteran Suffering PTSD Shot, Killed By Sunnyvale Police Following Armed Robbery

An armed liquor store robbery suspect killed by police officers in Sunnyvale Wednesday morning was identified as an army veteran.

04/14/2015

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 15:  Protestors block an entrance to the Oakland police department headquarters during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths on December 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. Over 200 hundred protestors blocked entrances to the Oakland police department and adjacent streets during a demonstration against recent grand jury decisions in New York and Missouri to not charge white police officers with the deaths of black men. Dozens were arrested.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

WHEN & WHERE: Bay Area Protests Planned Against Police Brutality For Nationwide Shut Down Day

Demonstrators are taking up Bay Area streets Tuesday as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest recent cases of alleged police brutality caught on video.

04/14/2015

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