Could VTA Shooting Have Been Prevented? Gun Violence Restraining Orders Increase in CaliforniaAs the shock wears off and the long road of healing begins for victims of the Bay Area’s deadliest mass shooting, questions arise. Were there any signs that VTA technician Samuel Cassidy was planning the attack? Could it have been prevented? 
Proposed Budget Cuts Could Cost Richmond Police Department Almost 2 Dozen OfficersThe defund the police movement has moved from theory to budget item in the city of Richmond, where the Reimagining Police Task Force has recommended taking $10.3 million from the police department's budget.
Oakland Police Department Issues 33 Disciplinary Actions for Tear Gas Use at 2020 George Floyd ProtestsPolice officials in Oakland on Wednesday offered some details regarding nearly three dozen disciplinary actions against officers for using tear gas during the city's George Floyd protests a year ago.
Good Samaritans Fight Off Man Attacking Asian American San Francisco Police OfficerAn Asian American female San Francisco police officer was taken to the hospital for treatment after she was assaulted in Chinatown -- an attack captured on surveillance video.
San Francisco DA Refiles Charges Against Former Alameda County Deputies In 2015 Beating Of Pursuit SuspectDistrict Attorney Chesa Boudin announced Thursday his office was refiling charges against two former Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies in the beating of pursuit suspect Stanislov Petrov in a San Francisco alley in 2015.
California State Senate Approves Taking Badges From Bad OfficersCalifornia lawmakers on Wednesday advanced three criminal justice reform bills, including one that could end the careers of bad apple police officers, an idea that failed last year despite broad public outrage over the police killing of George Floyd.
Bay Area Lawmaker's Proposal Seeks To Change Police Interrogation MethodsSen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, introduced a new piece of legislation on Thursday to push for more ethical interrogation practices in California law enforcement training. 
Alameda Hires Oakland Deputy Chief To Take Over Police DepartmentThe City of Alameda hired an Oakland deputy police chief to take over as chief of the Alameda Police department.
UPDATE: Stockton Police Officer Shot Dead Responding To Domestic Dispute; Suspect Killed By 2nd OfficerA Stockton police officer was shot and killed Tuesday after responding to a domestic violence call, with a second officer killing the suspect.
Daly City Approves Police Body Cams After Man With Fake Gun Fatally Shot By OfficersDaly City police officers and their vehicles will be equipped with cameras, following a City Council vote Wednesday night.
UPDATE Alameda Police Officers Involved In Deadly Struggle with Mario Gonzalez IdentifiedThe three Alameda police officers involved in the struggle to take Mario Gonzalez into custody that ended in his death last week were identified Wednesday by a city official.