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San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office

Dog In TAILS (Transitioning Animals Into Loving Situations) are matched with minimum-security inmates are usually considered unadoptable. (Peninsula Humane Society)

Dogs Graduating From Peninsula Inmate Training Program Need Adoption

Four dogs graduated on Thursday from a special program on the peninsula that paired them with county jail inmates for training.

04/04/2014

A California-legal AR-15 clone (FAR-15) with a 10 round magazine. Other notable features include pinned and welded muzzle brake, forward assist, "Bullet Button", collapsible stock, and Aimpoint CompM4 (sight optic) mounted on the top rail. (Igor at work/Wikimedia Commons)

Peninsula Shop Owners Arrested For Firing Guns Near Toddler

San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies arrested the owners of a gold shop near Redwood City for firing an assault rifle and shotgun near a toddler Thursday evening

01/12/2014

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San Mateo Co. Deputy Charged With Molesting Relative

A San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and charged with molesting an underage female relative, a deputy district attorney said Tuesday.

10/01/2013

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San Mateo County Supervisors Reject Part of Amendment Allowing Sheriff’s Office to Sell Old Guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment Tuesday that would have allowed the sheriff’s office to sell more than 700 guns.

09/17/2013

People watch from a road above a beach as tsunami surges hit on March 11, 2011 in Half Moon Bay, California. (Kim White/Getty Images)

Coastside Tsunami Warning System Back In Operation

Repair work has been completed on a series of tsunami warning sirens on the San Mateo County Coast, according to the sheriff’s office.

09/15/2013

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2 San Carlos Homes Hit By Suspected ‘Door-Knock’ Burglars

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two daytime burglaries that occurred at homes in San Carlos on Monday.

04/09/2013

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San Carlos Residents Warned Of ‘Door-Knock’ Burglaries

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a rash of ‘door-knock’ burglaries that have occurred in residential neighborhoods around San Carlos

03/24/2013

Deputy Erik Mertl (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Sheriff’s Deputy Killed In Burlingame Motorcycle Crash

An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy was killed Wednesday in a motorcycle crash in Burlingame, the sheriff’s office confirmed Thursday.

01/31/2013

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San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department Takes Over Millbrae Police

The Millbrae Police Department is no more as the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office officially took over operations.

03/06/2012

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Millbrae Officials To Vote On Cutting Police Department

The move would save the city more than a million dollars a year.

11/06/2011

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