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Drone Hovering

Civil Rights Groups Question Purchase Of Drone By San Jose Police

Civil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.

09/04/2014

(CBS SF)

‘Urban Shield’ Event In Oakland Shines Light On Police Militarization

Law enforcement agencies from around the world are convening in the Bay Area for the five-day Urban Shield event that some say simply shines a spotlight on police militarization.

09/04/2014

A Taser X26 stun gun (AP Graphics)

Group Opposed To Equipping Berkeley Police Officers With Taser Guns Hosting Forum Thursday

As Berkeley plans a study on potentially equipping police officers with Tasers, a coalition opposed to the use of the stun guns is holding a forum Thursday night to discuss the topic.

09/04/2014

(CBS SF)

Penny Pitching Tradition Chips Away At Historical Sculpture In Sacramento

Let the finger-pointing begin — lawmakers and lobbyists honoring a tradition at California’s Capitol may have made a million dollar mistake.

09/02/2014

A stun gun (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Police In Monterey Used Taser To Subdue 14-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Trying To Bite Office

Police said they used a Taser on a 14-year-old girl after she attacked an officer Saturday night at the Monterey County Fair.

09/02/2014

police car lights emergency generic

Suspect Sought In Armed Robbery At Fairfield Check Cashing Store

Fairfield police are looking for the suspect in an armed robbery at a Check Into Cash store late Saturday morning.

08/31/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

San Jose Police Returning Mine-Resistant Armored Truck To Feds Amid Militarization Debate

Amid a national debate over the militarization of the police, the San Jose Police Department has decided to return a 15-ton armored vehicle it received earlier this year from the military surplus program.

08/29/2014

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Man Suspected Of Stalking Leads Gilroy Police On Wild Chase

Police in Gilroy arrested a 58-year-old man who led police on a car chase Wednesday after members of his family claimed he violated a temporary restraining order they filed against him.

08/29/2014

Antioch Police

Shooting In Antioch Leaves 1 Injured

Antioch police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday night and left one victim gravely injured, officials said.

08/29/2014

A screenshot of the BART Watch app. (CBS)

BART Watch App Makes It Easier For Riders To Report Crime, Suspicious Activity

The app allows riders to report crime or any suspicious activity in stations and on trains in a safe and discreet manner.

08/28/2014

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