Richmond Police Department
Richmond police are searching for burglars who broke into an officer’s home, poisoned two of his dogs and stole several guns.
Many of the former officers spend the day monitoring real-time closed circuit TV cameras scattered across high crime areas throughout the city.
Elston Young, 30, was shot in the chest and torso by police around 5 p.m. Monday after he confronted officers responding to reports of a man with a gun behind the St. Johns apartment complex.
Richmond police say a 30-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in a confrontation with officers.
Police in Richmond issued an alert Friday warning residents to be on the lookout for a suspect linked to the abductions and rapes of two young women and an attempted abduction during the past six months.
A Richmond police officer was arrested this week on suspicion of domestic violence, authorities said.
An officer with the San Pablo Police Department opened fire on the suspect on Point Isabel at Rydin Road just off Central Avenue near Costco around 2 a.m., according to a spokeswoman for the Richmond Police Department.
Two former Richmond police officers have been sentenced for arming young members of the Explorer program and hiring them to work for their private security firm.
Several Bay Area police departments will be tracking celebratory gunfire during this 4th of July holiday.
One man was killed and another victim was injured in separate shootings in Richmond late Friday night.