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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

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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

Police drone. (CBS)

Brown Vetoes Bill Limiting Police Drone Surveillance

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.

09/29/2014

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Says It Was Threatened With Daily Fines Of $250K During Surveillance Fight With Government

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.

09/11/2014

A surveillance camera in Fremont. (CBS)

Growing Number Of Bay Area Police Departments Ask Residents To Register Home Security Cameras

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.

09/04/2014

California classic license plates. (DMV)

Despite Criticism, Los Altos Adopts Controversial License Plate Surveillance Policy

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.

08/29/2014

Surveillance footage captured this man suspected of stealing a package in front of a Walnut Creek home on August 5, 2014. (Walnut Creek Police Department)

Walnut Creek Police Searching For Man Suspected Of Stealing Package From Doorstep

Police in Walnut Creek are asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of stealing a package from a home’s front doorstep on Tuesday evening.

08/07/2014

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