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Richmond Police Department

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Police ‘Outing’ Johns On Social Media To Fight Prostitution

Richmond’s police department are now turning to social media to discourage those who pay for sex by outing Johns with picture postings on sites like Facebook and Twitter.

03/19/2014

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Oakland Considers Scrapping ShotSpotter, Richmond Says They Couldn’t Do Without It

While some on the Oakland Police Department are pushing to do away with ShotSpotter technology, the City of Richmond says it couldn’t do without it.

03/18/2014

Authorities on the scene of a crash following a police chase near McDonald Avenue and Sixth Street in Richmond on November 12, 2013. (CBS)

2 Arrested Following Richmond Police Chase, Injury Hit-&-Run Crash

A wanted gang member and a passenger were arrested after a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured two people in Richmond Tuesday afternoon, a police lieutenant said.

11/12/2013

CoCo County Creates Multi-Service Centers For Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Victims

Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Contra Costa County are finding assistance to be more accessible and it’s only going to get better with new multi-service centers

11/04/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Wiretaps Lead to Nearly 2 Dozen Richmond Gang Arrests

Police in Richmond announced Wednesday that a months-long operation involving wiretaps has led to the arrests of nearly two dozen alleged members of one of the city’s most violent gangs.

08/28/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Man Shot In Richmond While Sitting In Car Expected To Survive

When officers responded Saturday night, they found a man in his car suffering from gunshot wounds. He was flown to a local hospital where he is expected to survive.

04/21/2013

An Airsoft pistol (top) is placed alongside a pistol used by Richmond Police. (CBS)

East Bay Police Train With Airsoft Guns Amid Ammo Shortage

A nationwide shortage of ammunition has forced several police departments, including Richmond, to find a backup solution for training rounds. Officers said the solution is just as effective as live ammo, not to mention cheaper.

04/18/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Reward Doubled In Richmond Officer Home Burglary, Dog Poisonings

A $20,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the poisoning of both a Richmond police officer dog and a Richmond police officer’s own dog, Richmond police said Wednesday.

03/07/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Burglars Break Into Richmond Officer’s Home, Steal Guns, Poison Dogs

Richmond police are searching for burglars who broke into an officer’s home, poisoned two of his dogs and stole several guns.

03/05/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Retired Cops Monitoring Cameras, Solving Crimes In Richmond

Many of the former officers spend the day monitoring real-time closed circuit TV cameras scattered across high crime areas throughout the city.

02/13/2013

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