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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

A San Francisco police officer with a body camera that might be used by the department. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Body Cameras For All San Francisco Police Officers Proposed; 250 More Officers To Be Hired

The budget proposal from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee would also allow the city to 250 new police officers over the next two years.

04/30/2015

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Word Of Planned Student Brawl Prompts Police To Swarm Berkeley High School Campus

Police swarmed the Berkeley High School campus Wednesday after staff caught word of a brawl between students planned after school.

04/29/2015

CHP officers block an intersection in Menlo Park after an officer involved shooting following a chase. (CBS)

Shots Fired At Officers In Menlo Park After Home Invasion, Chase Across San Francisco Bay Ends Up Near Facebook Headquarters

What started as a home invasion robbery in Fremont ended on the other side of the Bay in Menlo Park Wednesday with shots fired at officers, and two suspects in custody, and another on the loose.

04/29/2015

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Police Ramp Up Patrols After Woman Sexually Assaulted On Popular Livermore Trail

A Livermore woman was sexually assaulted and injured on the Arroyo Trail Tuesday, according to police.

04/29/2015

Rob Richard Chapman, a 47 year old San Mateo man, was caught on store surveillance cameras at Sigona's Farmers Market in the Stanford Shopping Center on Sunday. (Bay City News Service)

Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Groping 12-Year-Old Girl At Palo Alto Market

A man suspected of groping a 12-year-old at a Palo Alto market last weekend has turned himself in to the police. A huge public response on social media forced him to surrender after police released his photo from surveillance video of the incident.

04/29/2015

San Francisco Police Department car. 
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African Americans Account For 45 Percent Of Those Cited For Resisting Arrest In San Francisco

This as African Americans make up only six percent of the city’s population.

04/29/2015

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