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Sonoma County Man Arrested After Bizarre String Of Burglaries, Threats

A Sonoma County man was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of burglary, home invasion robbery, vehicle theft, and criminal threats to a Knights Valley family over the weekend and a woman Monday.

04/06/2015

San Francisco Police Chief George Gascon

Task Force To Investigate Misconduct Among San Francisco Police, Sheriff’s Departments

Following separate allegations of misconduct by San Francisco police officers and sheriff’s deputies and irregularities at the Police Department’s DNA lab, District Attorney George Gascon announced Monday that he has created a task force to investigate the cases.

03/30/2015

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San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Vehicle Strikes Woman Leaving Mini-Mart Store, Victim Hospitalized

A young woman was transported to the hospital Monday morning after she was reportedly struck by a San Mateo County Sheriff’s vehicle in San Bruno.

03/23/2015

Eliana Lopez

Wife Of San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi Tells Her Side Of Domestic Scandal By Acting On Stage

The domestic violence scandal that rocked San Francisco politics, involving Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez, consumed both headlines and a courtroom in 2012. Now Lopez gets to share her side of the story, in the form of a play.

03/18/2015

Contra Costa County seal

Contra Costa Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Hailed As Hero For Rescuing Teens From Bus Fire

A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero for responding to a weekend bus fire on the side of the freeway in Walnut Creek that was far more dangerous than previously believed.

03/17/2015

California Highway Patrol officers confront protesters who were blocking interstate 80 during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Brutality Protester Attends Use-Of-Force Training With Officers, Sees Other Side Of Badge

An activist who has been critical of the use of force by police saw the other side of the shield when he joined deputies for a force-on-force training scenario.

01/14/2015

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

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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

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