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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fed up with rising crime, residents of Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood have turned to online donations to pay for private security guards.
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.
The off-duty security guard was returning home when he saw four people trying to break into cars in Almaden Valley.