Richmond Police Chief's New Approach Is Revitalizing A Tough TownRichmond 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-DefenseNo 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.
Veteran Richmond Police Officer Fired, Accused Of Corruption In Many Drug CasesPolice 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 UniformA 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 Marches With Community In Protest Against Police ViolenceRichmond 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.
Richmond Police Get Shipment Of 120 Body Cameras To Wear In 2015The matchbook-sized cameras will be worn on officers' lapel and a power source will be kept in their breast pockets.
Suspect Injured During Officer-Involved Shooting In RichmondA 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.
U.S. Department Of Justice Turns To Richmond Police Chief To Help Ease Unrest In Ferguson 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 Police ‘Outing’ Johns On Social Media To Fight ProstitutionRichmond'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.
Oakland Considers Scrapping ShotSpotter, Richmond Says They Couldn’t Do Without ItWhile 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.
2 Arrested Following Richmond Police Chase, Injury Hit-&-Run CrashA 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.
CoCo County Creates Multi-Service Centers For Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault VictimsVictims 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