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Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices

The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.

09/12/2014

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Emerald Triangle’s ‘Murder Mountain’ In Marijuana Country Living Up To Its Name

Marijuana sales nationwide are estimated to hit $104 billion this year, and a lot of it is coming from California’s Emerald Triangle of Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties.

09/11/2014

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‘Urban Shield’ Event In Oakland Shines Light On Police Militarization

Law enforcement agencies from around the world are convening in the Bay Area for the five-day Urban Shield event that some say simply shines a spotlight on police militarization.

09/04/2014

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Man Rescued By Helicopter From Ravine Near Geyserville After Heat-Related Injury

Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies used a 100-foot line Saturday to rescue a man suffering from a heat-related injury in a remote ravine several miles east of Geyserville, deputies reported Sunday.

08/31/2014

Alameda County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man armed with this bat in a San Lorenzo home. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Family Of Bat-Wielding San Lorenzo Man Shot Dead In Home By Deputies Files Civil Rights Lawsuit

The family of a San Lorenzo man who was fatally shot by Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies at his home in February has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that deputies knew he was disabled […]

08/22/2014

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Marin Co. Sheriff Defends Release Of Robin Williams’ Graphic Death Details

Sheriff’s officials in Marin County defended their decision to release details about how actor Robin Williams killed himself, saying state law requires they be disclosed to the public.

08/14/2014

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Wrong-Way Driver Fleeing Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputies Crashes Off I-580 In Castro Valley

A wrong-way driver who crashed just off of Interstate Highway 580 in Castro Valley Wednesday afternoon was fleeing from Alameda County sheriff’s deputies, officials said.

08/13/2014

A wreath is seen at actor/comedian Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Preliminary Investigation Shows Robin Williams Died Of ‘Asphyxia Due To Hanging’

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died after hanging himself with a belt in his unincorporated home, according to a preliminary investigation by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.

08/12/2014

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Marin County Sheriff’s Office Tries To Reunite Stolen Bikes With Owners

The Marin County Sheriff’s department tried to reunite dozens of stolen bikes with their owners Sunday.

08/10/2014

(CBS)

Man Arrested In Half Moon Bay Shooting

A man was arrested in Half Moon Bay on Wednesday after San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies said he fired several shots at another man.

08/07/2014

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