East Bay Town Scrambling For New Police Chief Again After Abrupt ResignationThe small unincorporated Contra Costa County community of Kensington is once again searching for an interim police chief after the last one abruptly resigned last week.
El Cerrito Hires New Police ChiefThe city of El Cerrito has announced a new police chief, city officials said Thursday.
SF's Interim Police Chief Gets Boost With Endorsement From Police Officer's AssociationThe San Francisco Police Officers Association Sunday endorsed interim Police Chief Tony Chaplin for the permanent post of police chief as at least 60 applications for the job are reviewed, a statement by president Martin Halloran said on the association’s website.
San Jose City Council Approves New Chief Of PoliceSan Jose has a new police chief following an approval by the City Council Tuesday morning.
San Jose Police Chief Tackles Murder Suspect Escaping From StationSan Jose’s Police Chief tackled a murder suspect attempting to make a bold escape Monday.
San Francisco Police Officers Suspended Over Racist, Homophobic Texts; Firings Recommended8 of the 14 San Francisco police officers investigated for sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended with a recommendation for termination.
Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain ColorsOakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members
Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30MOakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.
2 San Francisco Police Officers Convicted On Several Counts In Federal Corruption TrialTwo San Francisco police officers were found guilty on about half the charges against them in a federal corruption trial as the jury reached a verdict on Friday.
Tiburon Police Chief Says Public Input Necessary On Implementing Surveillance TechnologyTiburon's police chief said he believes cities and counties should include the public in any decision to place surveillance cameras on roadways or in public spaces.
Latest Academy Brings Oakland Police Department To More Than 700 Officers; Feds Gives Positive ReviewsFriday was a proud day for the Oakland Police Department. Not only did the 170th graduating class of their police academy hold commencement, the department as a whole received a good report card from their federal overseers.
Second Letter Sent To Mayor Lee Asking For San Francisco Fire Chief’s Removal The San Francisco Fire Chiefs Association has joined rank and file groups in calling for the removal of Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and now they're pressuring Mayor Ed Lee to react.
Wave Of 16 Shootings Hit Antioch Over 2-Week Period 16 people have been shot in Antioch in the past two weeks, including an 11-year old boy in a recent wave of violence that has left five people dead.
Federal Monitor: OPD Making Progress, Still Struggling With Racial ProfilingOakland Police Department’s federal monitor released a report that says it has to comply with just six of the 51 original reform goals that were imposed over 10 years ago.
Oakland Names Interim Chief Sean Whent As Permanent Top CopWhent was named interim chief last May and has been seen as one of the leading candidates to head the department.