Santa Cruz Police Beginning Body Camera TrialThe Santa Cruz Police Department announced Wednesday that it will start a one-month trial of body cameras on some of its officers.
DHS Disputes Santa Cruz Police Claims Of Deception On Gang RaidsResponding to charges that they deceived police in a joint gang investigation, Department of Homeland Security officials said that the Santa Cruz police chief knew that immigrants could be held during the operation earlier this month.
Caught On Camera: Woman Dubbed ‘Bubbly Bandit’ Steals $600 In Champagne From Santa Cruz StorePolice are on the lookout for a “bubbly bandit” who shoved six bottles of high-end Champagne under her coat at a Santa Cruz grocery store last month.
2 Detained Over Threat Of Mass Shooting At Santa Cruz High SchoolPolice in Santa Cruz have detained two persons of interest Thursday night in connection with an email threatening a mass shooting that was sent Tuesday to the principal of Santa Cruz High School, officials announced Friday.
Santa Cruz Police Seek Shoplifting Suspect Dubbed ‘El Mustachio’Santa Cruz police are offering a commemorative glass with a painted mustache on it for information leading to the arrest of a whiskered shoplifter dubbed “El Mustachio the Magician,” the department announced Tuesday.
Santa Cruz Police Release Detailed Timeline Of Rampage That Killed 2 OfficersThe Santa Cruz Police Department has concluded its investigation into the fatal shootings earlier this year of detectives Butch Baker and Elizabeth Butler.
Records: Army Allowed Santa Cruz Police Shooter To ResignRecords show the Army commander of a former soldier who gunned down two California police detectives had allowed him to resign from the military instead of face a court-martial when he was twice accused of rape.
Memorial Fund For Slain Santa Cruz Cops Over $300KIn the weeks since two Santa Cruz police detectives were gunned down last month, a memorial fund for their family members has been growing and currently stands at more than $300,000, a city employee said Friday.
Thousands Mourn Slain Santa Cruz Police OfficersMourners packed HP Pavilion in San Jose for a memorial Thursday for two Santa Cruz police officers killed in the line of duty last week.
Viewing Held For Slain Santa Cruz Officers On Eve Of MemorialA public viewing was held Wednesday for Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler of the Santa Cruz Police Department, who were killed by an armed suspect on Feb. 26.
Man Accused Of Stealing Bouquet From Santa Cruz Officers’ MemorialA man is being held on $250,000 bail after his arrest Friday on suspicion of stealing a large bouquet of flowers from a memorial for two Santa Cruz police officers killed in the line of duty on Tuesday.
Purple Heart Found Pinned To Teddy Bear In Anonymous Tribute For Santa Cruz OfficersA Purple Heart medal was found pinned to a teddy bear as an anonymous tribute to two Santa Cruz officers who were killed in the line of duty.