A man suspected of groping a 12-year-old at a Palo Alto market last weekend has turned himself in to the police. A huge public response on social media forced him to surrender after police released his photo from surveillance video of the incident.
San Francisco police announced today that they need the public’s help in the search for a 16-year-old girl’s cello after it was stolen from the trunk of her car in a parking garage.
After several community meetings, a San Jose city commission has decided to endorse a controversial police drone. It’s an important step for police who hope to convince the public to buy-in.
Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. Senator Dianne Feinstein initiated the effort in 2013.
Police hope a video will help them track down the suspects who stole an outdoor ATM machine from a Walnut Creek gas station.
Berkeley residents have a reputation for being politically active and getting things done in their community — typically with an extra flair.
San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.
Commuters were curious to know just exactly what was the 25 foot tall contraption looming over the parking lot at the North Berkeley BART station. One commuter called it the ‘Leaning Tower of Policia’ on Facebook.
Some Bay Area liquor stores will have to either install or beef up their video surveillance systems for a new effort to fight crime in Berkeley’s most troublesome areas.
A Sacramento-area apartment infested with rats lead to an ugly landlord-tenant showdown. Neither side would budge until a video camera caught the critters creeping around.