Foster City Police Deploy 'Bola Wrap' Restraint To Hook Suspects' Legs TogetherThe Foster City Police Department is the first in the Bay Area to start using new "bola wrap" technology to restrain suspects without using lethal force.
Citizen Surveillance Camera Network Helps San Ramon Police Identify CriminalsOne Bay Area city is creating a network of citizen surveillance cameras, which has proven to be highly effective.
Felons Training Dogs To Be Their WeaponsDog trainer Cornelius Austin scours the streets of Los Angeles six days a week looking for stray or neglected animals.
Ex-Kidnappers, Sex Offenders, Murderer Among Uber Drivers Picking Up Passengers, District Attorney FindsUber drivers include ex-kidnappers, sex-offenders, and even a murderer, according to evidence gathered by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.
San Jose City Council Approves Voluntary Security Camera RegistryThe plan will allow police to tap into private security cameras to help catch criminals.
Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet PasswordsRussian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.
Secretary Of State Sued Over Decision To Make Prisoners Ineligible To VoteSecretary of State Debra Bowen is being sued over a decision she made in 2011 that said tens of thousands of criminals who are serving their sentences under community supervision are ineligible to vote.
ICE Sweep Nets More Than 180 In Northern CaliforniaAgents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have made more than 2,900 arrests of convicted criminal immigrants nationwide. In Northern California, 186 were arrested.
Budget Cuts Mean Oakland Police Recovering Fewer Guns Off The StreetsLayoffs and budget cuts have hurt the department in their efforts to get the deadly weapons off the streets and out of the hand of criminals.
Santa Clara District Attorney Unveils 'Integrity Unit'Perhaps the most egregious case of alleged prosecutorial misconduct involved a former prosecutor who has been suspended by the California State Bar Association for violating defendants' rights.