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A view of the water on San Francisco Bay.   (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Sheriff’s Deputies Swim For Shore After Boat Sinks Near Bay Point

No deputies were injured when a sheriff’s office patrol boat began taking on water and sank near Bay Point on Wednesday morning, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.

07/02/2015

Robert Charles Bates booking photo. (Tulsa County Sheriff's Office)

Defense Witness In Oscar Grant Killing Contacted By Tulsa Deputy’s Lawyers In Shooting Death Caught On Camera

A defense witness for the BART police officer who shot and killed Oscar Grant has been contacted by lawyers for the Tulsa, Oklahoma reserve deputy facing charges in the killing of a suspect caught on camera.

04/14/2015

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San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Conspiracy Trial

A San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gang member to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.

12/17/2014

Witnesses said a boy was on this scooter when he was struck and killed by a car leading police on a high-speed chase near San Leandro on November 11, 2014. (CBS)

CHP Locate Car Possibly Linked To San Leandro Hit-and-Run That Killed 14-Year-Old Riding Scooter

California Highway Patrol have located a car of interest, allegedly driven by a suspect in Tuesday’s fatal hit-and-run that killed a 14-year-old boy who was riding a scooter. However, no arrests have been made.

11/12/2014

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Family Of 18-Year-Old Woman Shot & Killed By San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Files Lawsuit

The family of an 18-year-old woman, shot and killed by a San Mateo County Sheriff’s Deputy in June, filed a federal lawsuit against the department on Tuesday.

09/09/2014

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Known Gang Members Arrested For Felony Battery On Police Officer In Santa Rosa Following Fight

Sonoma County deputies arrested two known gang members Saturday on suspicion of felony battery on a police officer following a fight in Santa Rosa, deputies said.

08/31/2014

Screenshot of video capturing a Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputy punching a suspect near Guerneville. (CBS)

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy Caught On Camera Punching Man On Ground

A video has surfaced of a Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy punching a man he was trying to restrain in Guerneville.

08/21/2014

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Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy Who Shot And Killed Andy Lopez Returning To Full Duty

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputy at the center of a controversial officer-involved shooting last year in which a 13-year-old boy died will be returning to patrol.

08/15/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Call For Removal Of Sonoma D.A. After Decision To Not Charge Deputy In Andy Lopez’ Fatal Shooting

Dozens of protesters rallied at the Sonoma County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon to denounce District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s decision to not charge sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus with the murder of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.

07/08/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Activists Call For Justice Dept. Investigation Of Sonoma Co. Law Enforcement’s Use Of Deadly Force

Civil rights activists and a group of surviving family members of police-related deaths are calling for a U.S. Department of Justice investigation of Sonoma County for what they call “an epidemic of deadly force by police”.

06/24/2014

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