San Leandro Police Department
Bay Area police officers may now be the target of one of Oakland’s most violent street gangs. Authorities said gang members have even tracked officers to their homes.
Amid an ongoing debate over the militarization of local police departments, the San Leandro City Council said they would move forward with plans to purchase an armored rescue vehicle.
Police in San Leandro are hoping to buy an armored rescue vehicle that can also withstand rifle rounds. Some residents are upset over the proposed purchase, saying it’s another sign of the militarization of local police.
San Leandro police officers and other staff members assigned to work in the field are now equipped with video camera devices worn on the front of their uniform shirts.
A San Leandro police dog honored for his performance in a recent K-9 competition showed off his effectiveness on the job by helping nab a suspected car thief.
The city of San Leandro and its police department are being sued in federal court for allegedly targeting gay men in a sting operation at the local marina.
A woman was fatally stabbed Friday afternoon in San Leandro, police said.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly firing multiple rounds at an undercover police officer in San Leandro on Wednesday night, police said Friday.
A man who opened fire at a San Leandro police officer Wednesday during an undercover drug investigation evaded police after a lengthy, dangerous chase.
A San Leandro police officer became an instant hero as he saved a two-year-old boy from choking Friday morning, San Leandro police said.