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San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

New Policy Lets Kids As Young As 16 Make Solo Visits To Parents, Siblings In SF Jail

Children as young as 16 with parents or siblings in jail will be able to make solo visits under policies enacted Monday by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department.

06/09/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges

An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.

06/02/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Reports Of Child Molestation Brings Private Investigator To Popular Camp For South Bay Kids

School leaders in Santa Clara County have hired an outside investigator to look into reports of child molestation at a local environmental camp for kids.

05/18/2015

Hands hold bag of crystal methamphetamine and pipe

Meth Lab Found In Prunedale Home After Disturbance Between Neighbors

A neighbor disturbance led deputies to the discovery of a methamphetamine production lab at a home in Prunedale on Saturday, Monterey County sheriff’s officials said Sunday.

05/10/2015

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (CBS)

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail Fights

Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.

04/30/2015

Discovery Bay Crime Scene

Teen Arrested After 9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed To Death In Discovery Bay

A 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death Sunday in Discovery Bay and a teenage family friend is the prime suspect.

04/26/2015

A Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Exhausted Kayaker Rescued From Pacific Ocean By Sheriff’s Helicopter Off Sea Ranch

The Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter rescued a kayaker in the ocean off of Sea Ranch who was too exhausted to paddle to shore Wednesday, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

04/23/2015

Mirkarimi Press Conference

SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Record

Mirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.

04/20/2015

Mirkarimi Press Conference

FBI Agrees To Investigate Allegations Of Forced Inmate Fighting At San Francisco Jail

The FBI has agreed to investigate allegations of forced inmate fighting in San Francisco’s jail at the request of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.

04/10/2015

San Bernardino sheriff's cars as they search for a man suspected of stealing a horse on April 9, 2015. A video has surfaced of the suspect being assaulted by deputies. (CBS)

SoCal Deputies Caught On Camera Beating Suspected Horse Thief, Investigation Ordered

The San Bernardino County sheriff has ordered an investigation after a video surfaced of deputies who chased down a suspected horse thief and beat him badly.

04/09/2015

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