Richmond Police Department
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.
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.
Seven officers claim Chief Chris Magnus and former deputy chief Lori Ritter racially discriminated against them going back five years.
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.
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.
Police believe the recent spike in violence in the city and neighboring unincorporated areas is gang-related.
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.
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.