California Enacts Law On Police Use Of Lethal Force Only When 'Necessary'On Monday Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a landmark bill that was once described as one of the toughest police use-of-force standard in the country, but some believe the law is watered down from its original version.
Hayward Police Officers Shoot Man Waving Replica Firearm Along Busy Mission Blvd.A man who police say was waving a replica firearm on a busy street in Hayward was shot and injured by responding police officers Tuesday.
No Charges For SFPD Officers In 2 Police ShootingsThe San Francisco District Attorney's Office on Monday said it will not be pursuing criminal charges against officers involved in two separate police shootings.
Oakland Officers Sue City After Firing Over Shooting Of Homeless ManFive Oakland police officers were given termination notices after a controversial 2018 officer-involved shooting that killed a homeless man. Now the officers are filing a civil lawsuit against the city and the Police Commission to get their jobs back.
Suspect Shot After Climbing Into Sheriff Deputy's Car in Santa RosaA Sonoma County sheriff's deputy shot a suspect at least three times after the man brandished a knife and climbed into the officer's car.
Hercules Police Shoot At Allegedly Armed Suspect Fleeing Traffic StopHercules police officers shot at a suspect who pulled a gun early Tuesday morning, police said.
Oakland Police Union Blasts Recommendation To Fire Officers In Fatal ShootingThe union that represents Oakland police officers issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the Oakland Police Commission's recommendation that five officers involved in the fatal shooting last year of a homeless man with mental issues be fired.
Judge Orders Competency Testing For Accused Skyline KillerA San Mateo County judge halted a hearing Wednesday and ordered two doctors to determine whether Malik Dosouqi, who is accused of luring and fatally stabbing two men in a remote area near Woodside on Skyline Boulevard, is competent to stand trial for murder.
4 South San Francisco Officers Won't Be Charged In April ShootingFour South San Francisco police officers who fired 32 rounds at suspects fleeing the scene of a robbery in April will not be charged with a crime, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe announced Wednesday.
DA: San Jose Police Acted Lawfully In Fatal Shooting Of Man With AxeA San Jose police officer acted lawfully when he shot and killed a 35-year-old man who brandished an axe at officers in May 2017, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office determined in a 31-page report released Monday.
Suspect In Skyline Blvd. Murders Pleads Not Guilty To ChargesA man accused of luring, stabbing and killing two men in a remote part of San Mateo County pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that could lead to a death sentence.
Name of Sonoma Co. Deputy Who Shot Drug-Tripping Assault Suspect ReleasedThe Sonoma County Sheriff's Office on Saturday released the name of the deputy that shot an assault suspect who was allegedly tripping on LSD in Bodega Bay on the July 4 holiday.
Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Assault Suspect in Bodega BayA Sonoma County deputy shot a suspect in multiple assaults including ones on peace officers Thursday night in Bodega Bay, sheriff's officials said.
Jury: San Jose Police Officers Used Excessive Force In 2016 Fatal ShootingA federal jury on Tuesday determined that San Jose police used excessive force when they shot and killed 18-year-old Anthony Nunez three years ago.
Body Camera Footage Shows Deadly Walnut Creek Officer-Involved ShootingPolice in Walnut Creek on Tuesday released body camera footage of a deadly officer-involved shooting that left a mentally ill man dead.