Dozens Protest Plan for New Santa Clara County Main JailRoughly three dozen protesters gathered outside the Santa Clara County Main Jail Friday afternoon to demand a "shutdown" of plans for the new jail and the sheriff that oversees the facility.
Redwood City Man Accused Of Breaking Into San Mateo County Jail FacilityWhile jails occasionally have to deal with attempts by inmates to break out of their facilities, a 35-year-old Redwood City man is accused of breaking into a San Mateo County Jail facility last week, prosecutors said Thursday.
Inmate Death At SF City Jail May Be SuicideThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office announced an inmate at a city jail died on Sunday from what's believed to be a suicide. The cause of death will be determined by the San Mateo County coroner.
Inmate at Santa Clara County Jail Found Unresponsive, Dies at HospitalStaff at the Santa Clara County Main Jail discovered one of its inmates was unresponsive Saturday evening and transported him to a local hospital, where doctors declared him dead within an hour.
Suspect Who Took Officer's Gun Inside Santa Clara County Jail Garage Surrenders After StandoffSanta Clara County Sheriff's deputies are investigating how a handcuffed suspect was able to gain access to an officer's gun, which had been secured in the back of a San Jose police patrol SUV early Wednesday morning.
SF Supes Approve Ban On City Profiting From Jail Inmate Phone Calls, ServicesSan Francisco Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure permanently banning the city from profiting off jail inmates and their families via services such as phone calls and commissary items.
Coronavirus Update: 4th San Francisco Jail Inmate Tests Positive During BookingThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced a fourth inmate has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
SF Supes Vote To Close Dilapidated, Old Jail Inside Hall Of JusticeIn a near unanimous vote, San Francisco supervisors approved legislation to speed up the closure the dilapidated Hall of Justice jail.
Second Inmate At SF Jail Tests Positive For COVID-19, Showed No SymptomsThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office on Sunday confirmed a second case of an inmate testing positive for the COVID-19, adding the inmate did not show any COVID-19 symptoms and had been kept isolated from the general population.
Coronavirus Update: California Reports 1st State Prison Inmate Death Caused By VirusCalifornia reported the first prison inmate death from COVID-19 on Sunday as the state steps up efforts to prevent outbreaks among vulnerable populations, including people living in nursing homes, on the streets or in homeless shelters.
Coronavirus Update: 9 Santa Clara County Sheriff's Deputies, 3 Staffers Contract COVID-19The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday reported twelve confirmed cases of coronavirus among staffers, including nine deputies - two who have since recovered and are back at work.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Sheriff's Deputy Tests Positive For COVID-19A San Francisco sheriff's deputy assigned to a county jail has tested positive for COVID-19, the sheriff's department said Sunday.
4 Santa Clara County Jail Inmates In Isolation Due To COVID-19 ExposureFour Santa Clara County jail inmates remain isolated after potentially being exposed to a person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
San Francisco DA Announces Citywide Elimination Of Cash BailSan Francisco prosecutors will no longer ask judges for cash bail as a condition for the pretrial detention of defendants, the District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Double Murder Charges Dismissed; Oakland Man Freed After 5 Years In JailAn Oakland man who's been in custody without bail for nearly five years will be set free after charges were dismissed on Monday in a case in which he was charged with two counts of murder.