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Richmond Police Department

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Cop’s Controversial Tweet Draws Online Backlash

A Sergeant in the Richmond Police Department is facing criticism for a tweet directed at the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship that critics claim supports gun violence.

01/31/2012

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Leaves Richmond Police Department Leaderless

Richmond’s police chief and seven of his high-ranking officers are involved in a racial discrimination lawsuit in Martinez, which temporarily leaves the department without a head.

01/18/2012

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Police Race Discrimination Trial Begins

Seven officers claim Chief Chris Magnus and former deputy chief Lori Ritter racially discriminated against them going back five years.

01/17/2012

Police at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Richmond (CBS)

Suspect Shot During Richmond Pursuit Stable After Surgery

A man who was shot by Richmond police at a hotel near the Hilltop Mall on Wednesday has emerged from surgery in stable condition, a police lieutenant said Thursday.

12/22/2011

Rafael Zarate

Richmond Murder Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police

A man suspected of murdering a waitress whose body had been found in a Richmond restaurant was shot and wounded by police Thursday after a lengthy standoff at a San Leandro home, authorities said.

09/22/2011

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Richmond Police Form Gang Task Force

Police believe the recent spike in violence in the city and neighboring unincorporated areas is gang-related.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/22/2011

Richmond Police Officer Danny Harris

Richmond Police Officer Loses Job Over Explorer Program Scandal

A Richmond police officer is out of a job after allegations that he armed adult Explorer scouts so they could work for his private security firm.

KPIX 5–04/20/2011

Orlando Torres and Sergio Rios (CBS)

Teens Accuse Richmond Officers Providing Guns, Frame Attempt

Two Richmond police officers are on administrative leave while the FBI and DA investigate accusations that they armed teenagers with illegal weapons before trying to frame the boys.

KPIX 5–04/05/2011

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