Surveillance

Rob Richard Chapman, a 47 year old San Mateo man, was caught on store surveillance cameras at Sigona's Farmers Market in the Stanford Shopping Center on Sunday. (Bay City News Service)

Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Groping 12-Year-Old Girl At Palo Alto Market

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.

04/29/2015

San Francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding a teenage girl's stolen cello. (Source: SFPD)

16-Year-Old’s Cello Stolen From San Francisco Parking Lot

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.

04/21/2015

Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Controversial Police Drone Inches Closer To Flight In San Jose

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.

04/09/2015

The face of Julian Assange the founder of the website specialised in publishing secret documents WikiLeaks. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Creating Secret Encyclopedia Of US Spy Programs

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.

04/08/2015

Suspect looks on as white Ford F-250 drags away an outdoor ATM machine at a Walnut Creek gas station. (CBS)

Caught On Video: 3 Suspects Use Chains, Truck To Steal ATM Machine From Walnut Creek Gas Station

Police hope a video will help them track down the suspects who stole an outdoor ATM machine from a Walnut Creek gas station.

04/04/2015

(Photo: Berkeleyside/Marty Schiffenbauer)

If You’ve Been Stealing This Berkeley Man’s Wall Street Journal, He Has A Message For You

Berkeley residents have a reputation for being politically active and getting things done in their community — typically with an extra flair.

03/19/2015

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone Use

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.

03/17/2015

BART Portable Aerial Observation Tower

BART Police Fight Crime From High Above In Portable Aerial Surveillance Tower

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.

03/11/2015

(CBS SF)

Berkeley Liquor Stores Now Required To Install Surveillance Cameras To Deter Crime

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.

03/11/2015

A rat (circled in red) was caught on video as it scurried among Singh's appliances.

Tenant Of Rat-Infested Sacto Apartment Catches Rodents On Video To Get Out Of Her Lease

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.

02/28/2015

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