Traffic Stop

East Bay Official Says She Was Harassed By Hometown Officers In Out-Of-Town Traffic StopA traffic stop involving an East Bay official has raised eyebrows after the official said she was pulled over and threatened with arrest. Some are accusing police of playing politics during the encounter.
Governor Brown Signs Anti-Racial Profiling BillGov. Brown signed legislation changing California's definition of racial profiling and requiring that local law enforcement agencies collect demographic data on the people they stop.
Blacks, Latinos Detained In Disproportionate Numbers By San Jose PoliceThe City of San Jose's Independent Police auditor believes new data on police detentions and arrests shows that racial bias exists in the department.
Antioch Police Offer 'Citizens Academy' To Help Bolster Relationship With PublicWithin a few hours on Wednesday, Antioch police Officer Ted Chang helped serve a felony arrest warrant, responded to a report of a dead body found in a house and helped recover a stolen gun.
5-Year-Old Found In Backseat With Loaded Guns, Drugs During Fairfield Traffic StopPolice suspect a five-year-old was endangered after Fairfield officers found guns and drugs in a car the child was occupying Monday evening.
Phil Matier: Racial Profiling Or High Crime Area? What Police Do With Traffic-Stop Data Bay Area police departments collect information on the race of drivers pulled over in traffic stops, but most of the agencies report they don't have the time, staff or budget to do anything with that information.
Fleeing Suspect Shoots At CHP After Vallejo Traffic StopPolice are investigating a shooting at two California Highway Patrol officers stemming from a traffic stop in Vallejo early Sunday morning, a police lieutenant said.
2 Men Arrested For Gang-Related Assault In Santa RosaTwo suspects in a gang-related assault were arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday.
SFPD Officer Sues City, Accuses Colleagues Of Racial ProfilingA San Francisco police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, saying he was racially profiled and wrongly arrested by several colleagues who didn't recognize him.
Santa Rosa Traffic Stop For Tinted Windows Leads To 100+ Pounds Of MarijuanaAn unlicensed driver was pulled over because he had tinted windows on his car in Santa Rosa Sunday morning, leading a California Highway Patrol officer to discover there was over 100 pounds of marijuana in the car, according to the CHP.
Marion 'Suge' Knight Arrested After Traffic Stop Hip Hop Mogul "Suge" Knight has been arrested on an outstanding warrant after being pulled over for a traffic violation...
Officer Fires At Shooting Suspect During Traffic Stop In OaklandA suspect in a shooting at a San Leandro apartment complex on Saturday afternoon was arrested in Oakland on Monday.
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