Surveillance

Cats on homeowners's security camera

Palo Alto Burglars Caught On Camera Breaking Into Home, Spooking Cats

Burglars in Palo Alto were caught on camera breaking into a home, frightening two watchful cats, before grabbing the surveillance camera when they realized it was recording them.

11/19/2014

Surveillance Camera (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

11 Ways The Government Is Spying On You

You don’t have to read too far into the dystopian works of George Orwell’s 1984 or Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World before drawing up some similarities between fiction and real-world governments.

11/17/2014

Dashboard surveillance camera shows a woman stabbing a San Mateo cab driver.

Shocking Video Of Woman Stabbing South Bay Cabbie Shows How Surveillance Has Revolutionized Crime Investigation

From surveillance cameras to cellphones to body cams — we’re being watched everywhere we go. All that video evidence has revolutionized the way crimes are investigated and prosecuted.

11/16/2014

Oakland Police generic

More Bay Area Police Departments Interested In Getting ‘Stingray’ Cellphone Surveillance Device

It’s called a Stingray: A cellphone surveillance device so top secret, law enforcement agencies don’t even like to admit they have it. But KPIX 5 has confirmed Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose police are using Stingrays to track suspects.

11/14/2014

(CBS)

San Jose Police Hear Residents’ Concerns About Surveillance Drone

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.

11/13/2014

(Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images)

ACLU Calls On Bay Area Cities To Get More Public Input On Use Of Drones, Surveillance Technology

This comes as San Jose is set to hold hearings about their new drone, which the police department purchased secretly earlier this year.

11/12/2014

(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Belvedere To Start Tracking Cars With License Plate Cameras

Cameras will soon be taking pictures of your license plates when you enter or leave Belvedere.

11/12/2014

(Berkeley Police Department)

Homeless Woman Arrested In Connection To Violent Berkeley Assault

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.

10/15/2014

Surveillance footage captured a mountain lion chilling out on top of a car in a San Jose man's driveway. (Source: David Tang)

Caught On Camera: Mountain Lion Hangs Out On Top Of Car In San Jose Home’s Driveway

Surveillance footage captured a mountain lion lounging on top of a car in a South Bay home’s driveway.

10/08/2014

(Berkeley Police Department)

New Surveillance Video Shows Woman Slamming Elderly Woman To Ground In Berkeley

Berkeley Police have released surveillance video hoping it will lead to a suspect in an attack on an 85-year-old woman.

10/07/2014

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