Police

Automatic License Plate Reader installed on a police car. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Personal Information Collected By License Plate Readers May Be Available To Anyone Who Asks

If you drive a car through the Bay Area, chances are good that police have photos of your license plate, and data on where you’ve been, and that information may be available to anyone who asks for it.

05/10/2015

Two women were attacked on this path near the San Rafael Target store. (CBS)

2 Moms With Strollers Attacked On Popular San Rafael Trail; Predator Warning Issued

San Rafael police are warning the public that a violent sexual predator may be in the area after two recent attacks on women in the city.

05/08/2015

Everett Reep and his daughters were last spotted in Oregon. (Rohnert Park Police)

Rohnert Park Dad Suspected Of Abducting Kids, Fleeing North

Police are looking for a Rohnert Park man suspected of abducting his two young daughters and fleeing the state with them.

05/08/2015

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

Drunk, Armed Man Arrested After 10-Hour Standoff With SJPD

Police arrested a man Friday morning who was involved in an overnight standoff with officers in San Jose.

05/08/2015

Surveillance images of suspect in attempted sexual assault on a woman and forced entry into 13-year-old girl's home. (San Jose Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Attempting To Sexually Assault Woman, 13-Year-Old Girl In San Jose

The suspect attempted to sexually assault a girl in her home this week, and is believed to be the same man who attempted to sexually assault a woman in a grocery store restroom last month.

05/06/2015

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13-Year-Old Gilroy Girl Accidentally Shoots Herself In Leg With Police Officer’s Gun

A 13-year-old girl accidentally shot herself in the leg Monday afternoon with a handgun owned by her stepfather, who is a Gilroy police officer.

05/05/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Found With Head Trauma in SF Visitacion Valley Home’s Death Considered Homicide

A 24-year-old man was found dead from head trauma in a home in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood on Friday and police are considering the case a homicide, a police spokeswoman said on Monday.

05/04/2015

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

Police, San Francisco Public Defender Warn Body Cameras May Come With Consequences

The Oakland Police Department has been wearing body cameras since 2010, but the head of the Oakland Police Officers’ Association warns of the push to incorporate the cameras nationwide.

05/04/2015

Car inside showroom with shattered window on Broadway Auto Row in Oakland. (CBS)

Damage By Oakland May Day Protesters ‘Worst Seen In Years’

Glass from shattered windows, graffiti, and debris littered the streets Saturday in the aftermath of Friday’s May Day demonstration in Oakland.

05/02/2015

An app from the ACLU of California allows users to send videos of encounters with police to their local chapter. (CBS)

Smartphone App Allows Californians To Send Encounters With Police To ACLU

The Mobile Justice app allows users to record encounters with police that will be automatically submitted to their local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.

04/30/2015

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