San Leandro Police Department

Bearcat Medevac armored medical vehicle. (CBS)

San Leandro Votes To Purchase Armored Vehicle Despite Concerns About Militarization Of Police

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.

02/02/2015

Proposed Medevac rescue vehicle for the San Leandro Police Department. (CBS)

San Leandro Police Seek Armored Rescue Vehicle, Critics Slam Proposal Over Militarization Concerns

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.

01/08/2015

(CBS SF)

San Leandro Officers Now Wearing Video Cameras On Uniforms To Record Interactions With Public

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.

09/12/2014

Rohan, a K-9 with the San Leandro Police Department. (CBS)

Top Police Search Dog Helps Nab Suspected Car Thief In San Leandro

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.

08/19/2014

The San Leandro Police shield (San Leandro PD)

City Of San Leandro, Police Dept. Face Discrimination Lawsuit From Gay Men

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.

06/14/2013

(CBS)

San Leandro Woman Stabbed To Death In Broad Daylight

A woman was fatally stabbed Friday afternoon in San Leandro, police said.

03/23/2012

Matthew Nguyen

Man Arrested For Shooting At San Leandro Police Officer

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.

01/20/2012

Generic shooting, crime scene, bullets

Gunman Escapes After Shooting At Undercover San Leandro Police Officer

A man who opened fire at a San Leandro police officer Wednesday during an undercover drug investigation evaded police after a lengthy, dangerous chase.

01/19/2012

The San Leandro Police shield (San Leandro PD)

San Leandro Police Officer Saves Child From Choking

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.

11/15/2011

The San Leandro Police shield (San Leandro PD)

San Leandro Cop Charged With Drug Offense Resigns

A San Leandro police narcotics detective charged with giving marijuana to an informant has resigned from the force.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

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