After the recent Connecticut school shooting, a team of dogs was sent to comfort the grieving, driving home the point that therapy dogs can greatly benefit those in emotional distress.
The thinning ranks of the San Jose Police Department will soon be getting some much needed reinforcements, as the department begins its first police academy in nearly three years.
The County of Sonoma is raising a red flag about its dwindling firefighting ranks. Officials hope several dozen people will answer this urgent call to volunteer.
It’s no secret that hybrid and electric vehicles have caught on in the Bay Area. But, the eco-friendly auto trend appears to be presenting some challenges for first responders called to the scene of roadside emergencies and accidents.
Police officers and prosecutors who work in the four counties served by Bay Area Rapid Transit are eligible for smartcards that allow them to ride for free when they are off duty, BART officials announced Wednesday.
Oakland is looking for qualified applicants to join two police academies being held later this year.
Barry Garner has already implemented changes to the procedures including an election manual and training for poll employees.
The City of San Francisco is launching a long-term program aimed at putting more firefighters and police officers on the streets, with the ultimate goals of making the city safer, replacing retirees and cutting down on overtime.
Technology is the key to the future. And on that premise, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is helping low income students build successful careers.
Security guards outnumber sworn peace officers four to one in this state according to the California Department of Consumer Affairs. But some firearms instructors are concerned about how armed guards are being trained.