Richmond Police Department

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Former Richmond Police Officers Sentenced For Arming Young Recruits

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.

08/22/2012

Hand Gun

Bay Area Police Track 4th Of July Gunfire, Illegal Fireworks

Several Bay Area police departments will be tracking celebratory gunfire during this 4th of July holiday.

07/04/2012

(CBS)

One Killed, Another Injured In Separate Richmond Shootings

One man was killed and another victim was injured in separate shootings in Richmond late Friday night.

06/23/2012

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Jury Clears Richmond Police Chief, Department Of Racial Bias

A Contra Costa County Superior Court jury in Martinez Tuesday cleared Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus of racial bias allegations in a civil lawsuit filed by seven senior African-American officers.

04/10/2012

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Man Accused In Crime Spree Facing 19 Felony Counts

A man who police said stole a patrol car after a multi-county crime spree last Tuesday has been charged with 19 felony counts in Contra Costa County Superior Court.

02/22/2012

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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