Richmond Police Department
Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus has won over many residents and political leaders with an unconventional policing style that stresses community outreach.
No Charges For Richmond Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Man Outside Liquor Store, DA Says It Was Self-Defense
No charges will be filed against an officer in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in Richmond last September, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said.
Police in Richmond have fired an officer accused of corruption involving years of drug cases. The fallout could clog the court system in Contra Costa County and lead to many convictions being overturned.
Richmond PD Chief Defends Joining Anti-Police Brutality Protest, Holding #BlackLivesMatter Sign While In Uniform
A Bay Area police chief who participated in a protest against police brutality said he would do it again, despite complaints from officers saying he broke the law because he wore his uniform during the march.
Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus and other police department brass stood shoulder to shoulder with other community members during a peaceful protest against police brutality in the East Bay city Wednesday.
The matchbook-sized cameras will be worn on officers’ lapel and a power source will be kept in their breast pockets.
A suspect was hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a Richmond police detective opened fire in the parking lot of the Pacific East Mall, according to police.
The U.S. Department of Justice has turned to the City of Richmond to help ease the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Chief Chris Magnus participated in a panel last month to help heal community wounds in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death.
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.
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.