911 Calls Motivated By Racial, Ethnic Bias May Be Outlawed In Santa Cruz CountyThe Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of a new ordinance that makes it illegal to call 911 or law enforcement on someone because of bias.
CAREN Act: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Ban On Racist Calls To 911The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday banning false, racially-biased calls to 911.
SF Supes To Vote On Law To Stop Racially-Motivated 9-1-1 'Karen' Calls About People Of ColorFed up with white people calling 911 about people of color selling water bottles, barbecuing or otherwise going about with life, San Francisco supervisors are set to approve new hate crime legislation giving the targets of those calls the ability to sue the caller.
Oakland Police To Add 911 Operators, Upgrade TechnologyAmid calls for police budget cuts, Oakland police plan to hire momre dispatchers, improve their dispatch center's technology and seek more funding for the center, all to improve public safety.
SF Lawmaker Proposes 'CAREN' Act To Outlaw Racially Motivated 911 CallsSan Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton on Tuesday introduced an ordinance to outlaw racially motivated 911 calls.
San Francisco Offers 911 Text Option to Support Domestic Violence Survivors During Shelter OrderA new service in San Francisco will allow people in dangerous situations to text 911 instead of calling, city officials announced Friday. The new option is intended for people who are not in a safe place to speak out loud, the deaf and those suffering a medical emergency
San Francisco Emergency 911 Call Center Employee Tests Positive for CoronavirusAn employee working in the 911 call center of the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a department spokesman said Thursday
San Francisco Paramedic Charged, Police Officer Fired After 911 CallA 911 call for help with a suicidal woman led to a San Francisco police officer losing his job and a paramedic being charged with felony assault of a patient.
Apple Employees in New Glass Headquarters Walking Into WallsApple's stunning "spaceship" campus is giving some staff a headache -- and worse.
San Francisco 911 Dispatchers Overworked; Board Of Supes Vows ChangesIncreased 911 call volume coupled with a dwindling staff has led to a crisis for San Francisco emergency dispatch with response times lagging and many calls during high volume periods going unanswered.
Feds Charge Man With Making Hundreds Of Crank 911 CallsU.S. attorneys have filed criminal charges against a San Francisco Bay Area man who they say made hundreds of threatening and harassing phone calls to police departments in 18 states.
Authorities Release Details About 911 Calls Involving Prince’s Paisley Park EstateData released by Minnesota authorities provide new details about previous 911 calls involving Prince's Paisley Park complex.
Santa Clara Police Add Emergency Dispatch Center In Levi's Stadium For Super Bowl 50As the lead emergency services agency for Super Bowl 50, the Santa Clara police department is gearing up for a super surge of 911 calls.
San Francisco Firefighters Swamped With Non-Emergency Medical CallsA San Francisco firefighters are among the busiest in the country, but their emergency calls are most often not emergencies at all.
911 Calls Reveal Chaos During Violent Arrest In Salinas; Mom Says Police Went Too FarThe District Attorney's office has launched an investigation into a violent arrest captured on cellphone video last Friday, in Salinas. Newly released 911 audio reveals the chaos on that day.