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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

stabbing, san francisco, police

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

Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(CBS SF)

‘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

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

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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