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Gunshot Tracking Technology

Oakland Sees Double-Digit Drop In Murders And Gunfire According To ShotSpotter Analysis

Oakland police claim the city is seeing a double-digit drop in murders and gunfire according to the first year-to-year analysis from ShotSpotter, a gunfire detection company.

04/01/2015

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Dash Cam Shows Man Attacking Cab Driver With Padlock In San Francisco

The cab driver’s dashboard camera recorded the moments before and during the attack.

04/01/2015

Denise Huskins was reportedly kidnapped from the 500 block of Kirkland Avenue in Vallejo on March 23, 2015. (Vallejo Police Department)

Bizarre Emails From Purported Kidnappers Of Vallejo Woman Demand Police Apologize, Case Handed Off To FBI

A group purporting to be the kidnappers of a Vallejo woman have made an unusual demand of the Vallejo Police Department and are asking for them to apologize. If they don’t get it, they’ve threatened unspecified harm.

03/31/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce Heavily Funds Reinstated SFPD Cadet Academy; Targets Diverse Youth

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city’s police department would revive their cadet academy, aiming to recruit diverse youths from the city’s high-risk neighborhoods for paying jobs within the force.

03/31/2015

A coroner's van and police officers at the scene of a fatal pedestrian crash at Curtola Parkway and Marin Street in Vallejo, March 31, 2015. (CBS)

Woman On Morning Jog To Vallejo Waterfront Struck And Killed By Car

A Vallejo woman was struck and killed by a car while on a Tuesday morning job near the waterfront, according to police. The intersection of Curtola Parkway and Marin Street is said to be dangerous and has no traffic light or stop sign.

03/31/2015

Scene of a double homicide in San Francisco’s Crocker Amazon neighborhood. March 9, 2015. (photo credit: Rachel Mosley/ KPIX)

2 Suspects Arrested In SF’s Crocker Amazon Double Homicide

Police have arrested two men suspected of a double fatal shooting in the parking lot of the Crocker Amazon Playground in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood earlier this month.

03/31/2015

A car and a police patrol car at a crash scene on Eighth and Harrison streets in San Francisco, March 31, 2015. (CBS)

Officer Hurt When Alleged Red Light Runner Hits Police Car In San Francisco

Firefighters are responding to reports that a driver ran a red light and hit a police car in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood this morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

03/31/2015

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Body Found On BART Tracks Near Richmond Station

A BART police officer discovered a body on the BART tracks at the Richmond Station early Tuesday morning, BART police said.

03/31/2015

Police Sketches

Hayward Police, Schools On Alert After Increasingly Brazen Kidnapping Attempts

Investigators are looking at a pattern of increasingly brazen kidnapping attempts in Hayward, and teenage girls appear to be the intended target.

03/30/2015

San Francisco Police Chief George Gascon

Task Force To Investigate Misconduct Among San Francisco Police, Sheriff’s Departments

Following separate allegations of misconduct by San Francisco police officers and sheriff’s deputies and irregularities at the Police Department’s DNA lab, District Attorney George Gascon announced Monday that he has created a task force to investigate the cases.

03/30/2015

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