San Francisco Police Commission Rejects Proposed Budget Cuts, LayoffsThe San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night unanimously voted 4-0 to reject a proposed 11 percent budget cut to the city's Police Department that would have included layoffs.
Gun Sales Skyrocket In San Jose As Police Force DwindlesIn San Jose, gun sales appear to be skyrocketing. Indeed, by some estimates, gun sales in San Jose have as much as quadrupled in recent months.
Oakland Launches First Police Academy Since Last Year's LayoffsThe Oakland Police Department on Monday began its first police academy since the City Council voted to lay off 80 officers in July 2010 in a budget-cutting move.
Phil Matier: Piedmont Police Help