Riot

Riot police surround the San Francisco Mission Police Station, September 21, 2012. (CBS)

Protesters Confront Officers, Vandalize Station After SF Mission Police Shooting

Shortly after an officer-involved shooting in which a plainclothes officer shot a suspect who pulled a gun on the officer Thursday night, dozens of rioters surrounded San Francisco’s Mission District Police Station while one person vandalized the police station.

09/21/2012

UC Berkeley, Cal

UC Berkeley To Pay $162K Over Illegal Camera Search Outside Chancellor’s Home

The University of California, Berkeley will pay a photojournalist $162,500 to settle a lawsuit alleging campus police illegally searched his camera for photos of a student protest outside the chancellor’s home.

07/03/2012

Sacramento Police in riot gear (CBS)

Officers Hurt In Occupy Clash At California Capitol

At least two law enforcement officers were injured during a clash with members of the Occupy movement who were at the state Capitol to protest a rally by a pro-white group.

02/27/2012

San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Up To 200 Inmates Involved In San Quentin Prison Melee

A melee involving 150 to 200 San Quentin State Prison inmates Thursday morning sent one inmate to a hospital, a prison spokesman said.

02/09/2012

Blackberry Torch 9800 smartphone. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tech Report: BlackBerry Messenger Plays Role In England Riots

The texts sent via BlackBerry Messenger that have that helped rioters organize on the streets of London and other cities across England since the weekend pose a challenge for law enforcement.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/09/2011

Demonstrators In San Francisco

Demonstrators Protest SF Police Bayview Shooting

Police responded to a demonstration in San Francisco’s Mission District Sunday morning that may have been caused by Saturday afternoon’s officer-involved shooting.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011

San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

4 Inmates Hurt In San Quentin Prison Riot

At least four men were hospitalized after a riot at San Quentin State Prison that involved nearly 200 inmates, according to authorities.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

Looters break into a Foot Locker store in Downtown Oakland following the verdict in the BART shooting trial, July 8, 2010. (CBS)

2 Ordered To Pay For Looting After BART Shooting Verdict

Two men arrested for looting after the verdict in the Oscar Grant case were ordered to pay $25,000 to the owner of an Oakland jewelry store that was robbed.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

Stabbing

Man Stabbed In Big Fairfield Street Fight

Fairfield police are investigating a fight that reportedly involved more than 20 people and hospitalized two local men Sunday morning, according to the Fairfield Police Department.

CBS San Francisco–10/31/2010

Police Will Discuss Mehserle Sentencing Response

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Police agencies throughout the San Francisco Bay area this week discuss communication breakdowns and logistical problems that hindered Oakland’s response to unrest after this month’s Johannes Mehserle verdict.

07/26/2010

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