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Knightscope K5 Security Robot. (CBS)

Crime-Fighting Robots Go On Patrol In Silicon Valley

A new kind of security guard is on patrol in Silicon Valley: Crime-fighting robots that look like they’re straight out of a sci-fi movie.

11/18/2014

Whole Foods Market (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Security Guard Stabbed While Chasing Shoplifting Suspect Out Of San Francisco Whole Foods Store

A suspected shoplifter stabbed a security guard who chased him out of a grocery store in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood Monday morning, a police spokesman said.

07/28/2014

(CBS)

Suspected Shoplifter Who Tased Fremont Security Guard Arrested

A suspected shoplifter who used a Taser stun gun on a Safeway security guard trying to stop him was arrested in Fremont on Saturday, police said Monday.

07/14/2014

Oakland School Security Guard Accused Of Assaulting Student In Wheelchair, Dumping Him On Floor

Oakland Students Voice Support For Security Guard Seen Hitting Student In Wheelchair

A group of students at a high school in Oakland are voicing support for a security guard who was recently fired for hitting a student in a wheelchair, in an incident caught on camera.

05/30/2014

Oakland High School

Caught On Video: Oakland School Security Guard Seen Hitting Student In Wheelchair, Dumping Him On Floor

A security guard at a high school in Oakland has been arrested and charged with a felony for an assault on a student in a wheelchair, caught on tape by school surveillance video cameras.

05/29/2014

The Oakmore neighborhood in the Oakland Hills. (CBS)

Oakland Neighborhood Credits Private Patrols For 85% Drop In Crime

Residents in several Oakland neighborhoods credit private patrols for a significant drop in crime, with one neighborhood claiming a drop of 85 percent. Meanwhile, the Oakland Police Department and some community members remain skeptical about the patrols.

03/19/2014

San Francisco Public Library. (CBS)

San Francisco Main Library Adds Security, Custodians To Address Homeless Issue

Officials with San Francisco’s Main Library at Civic Center Plaza said they have been making headway in tackling problems involving some of the city’s homeless, who use the facility every day.

12/09/2013

Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Neighborhood Uses Crowdfunding To Pay For Private Guards

Fed up with rising crime, residents of Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood have turned to online donations to pay for private security guards.

10/04/2013

A KRON 4 reporter was the target of an attempted robbery near 3rd Street and La Salle Avenue in San Francisco on September 27, 2013. A security guard with the reporter shot one of the suspects. (CBS)

KRON 4 News Crew Target Of Robbery Attempt, Guard Shoots Suspect

A security guard working for KRON-TV shot a man who was allegedly trying to rob a reporter in San Francisco’s Bayview District Friday night.

09/28/2013

A security guard returning home from work shot a suspected car burglar. (CBS)

Security Guard Returning To San Jose Home Shoots Suspected Car Burglar

The off-duty security guard was returning home when he saw four people trying to break into cars in Almaden Valley.

08/21/2013

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