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New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Contracts Approved For Officer Body Cameras In Sonoma County Following Andy Lopez Sheriff Shooting

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved three five-year contracts totaling $1.1 million to equip 241 sworn county sheriff’s officers with body-worn cameras.

12/09/2014

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Napa Co. Sheriff’s Office ID’s Female Hit & Run Victim

The Napa County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a woman found lying badly injured on Highway 29 in a rural area north of Calistoga.

11/19/2014

(LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Page Pulled After Man Sues San Diego Sheriff’s Department Over Free Speech

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has taken down its Facebook page after a man accused it of violating his free speech rights and sued for deleting his comments.

11/16/2014

Lynne Spalding (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

Sheriff’s Department Disciplining Staff Members After SF General Hospital Stairwell Death

Three Sheriff’s Department staff members are being punished after the death of a patient found in a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital last year.

10/27/2014

(CBS)

Vehicle Reportedly Drives Into Water Off Suisun City Road

Fire and sheriff’s officials responded Sunday afternoon to a report of a vehicle that went off of a Suisun City roadway and into the water, according to a Solano County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher.

10/26/2014

(CBS Sacramento)

Gunman Fatally Shoots 2 Deputies In Sacramento, Placer Counties, Suspect Arrested After 6-Hour Manhunt

A manhunt for a suspected gunman in the killings of two sheriffs deputies from Sacramento and Placer County was apprehended Friday afternoon at an Auburn home.

10/24/2014

(CBS)

San Francisco Jail Inmates Getting iPads As Part Of $275K Education Pilot Program

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department has announced more details of a partnership that will bring some jail inmates 100 iPads as part of a $250,000 educational program.

10/22/2014

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Man Killed, Woman Injured In Stabbing Near Petaluma

A man was killed and a woman injured in a stabbing in unincorporated Petaluma Friday afternoon, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

10/17/2014

(Ceerwan Aziz/AFP/Getty Images)

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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