Reaction to the San Jose Police Department’s plans to use a drone ranged from outrage and rejection to measured support at a community meeting Wednesday where residents finally got a chance to sound off on the new technology after months of simmering anger about the secretive purchase.
This comes as San Jose is set to hold hearings about their new drone, which the police department purchased secretly earlier this year.
Cameras will soon be taking pictures of your license plates when you enter or leave Belvedere.
An appeal to the public paid off for Berkeley police who arrested a homeless woman on Saturday for a violent unprovoked attack on an elderly woman in downtown last month.
Surveillance footage captured a mountain lion lounging on top of a car in a South Bay home’s driveway.
Berkeley Police have released surveillance video hoping it will lead to a suspect in an attack on an 85-year-old woman.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced Sunday that he has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance.
Yahoo said Thursday the government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance by surrendering online information, a step the company regarded as unconstitutional.
With more crimes being caught on surveillance cameras, a growing number of Bay Area police departments are asking homeowners with the cameras to voluntarily register them so they know what is out there.
After a year on the beat, a license plate scanner used by Los Altos Police now has a new policy for how long that data can be stored.