Palo Alto To Pay $572K To Settle Police Misconduct LawsuitThe city of Palo Alto on Monday agreed to pay over a half-million dollars to a man who sued the city this year.
Judge Orders California AG To Release Pre-2019 Police Misconduct FilesA judge ordered California's attorney general to release police misconduct records predating Jan. 1, when new transparency legislation took effect.
Old California Police Misconduct Records Are Public, Court RulesLaw enforcement agencies in California must release police misconduct records even if the behavior occurred before a new transparency law took effect, a state court of appeals has ruled.
Vallejo Police Officer On Paid Leave After Confrontation Caught On CameraA Vallejo police officer is now on leave after a tense confrontation that was captured on video.
Vallejo Officer Investigated After Rough Arrest Of Man Recording Traffic StopA U.S. Marine veteran and filmmaker says he was assaulted by a Vallejo police officer and suffered a concussion just for filming the officer from his front porch on Jan. 22.
Police Misconduct Records To Be Made Public Under California BillA state senator has introduced legislation to make certain personnel records for police officers involved in shootings, sexual assault and various forms of misconduct available to the public - which is currently prohibited by law.
Oakland Didn't Enact Court-Ordered Reforms After 2003 Police Misconduct, Attorneys SayAttorneys ask judge to consider finding city of Oakland officials in contempt of court.
Oakland Police Internal Affairs Probe New Allegation Of Officer MisconductThe Oakland Police Department said Friday that it’s conducting an internal affairs administrative investigation into an allegation that one of its employees engaged in misconduct in the workplace when the employee was off-duty.
15 Criminal Cases Dismissed Over Alleged Pittsburg Police MisconductProsecutors Wednesday announced the dismissal of 15 cases involving criminal defendants who were arrested by two former Pittsburg police officers accused of misconduct.
Police Bad Behavior Often Hidden From PublicWhen Officer Noah Winchester was put on indefinite leave from the San Mateo Police Department last October, the public was left wonder why.
Richmond Officer Placed On Leave Over Police Sex ScandalOfficer Jerrod Tong was placed on leave while allegations of misconduct are being investigated.
Richmond Officers Investigated In Widening Oakland Police Sex ScandalA group of Richmond police officers is being investigated by their department for alleged relations with an underage girl at the center of a sexual misconduct investigation that started in Oakland and now spans several jurisdictions.
Police Misconduct Files Could Be Made Public Under New California Transparency BillDetails of investigations involving police misconduct and police shootings could be disclosed to California residents under a new bill introduced in the state Legislature Friday.
SFPD Putting Video Cameras On Plainclothes Cops To Counter Allegations Of MisconductSan Francisco police supervisors will soon be wearing video cameras on their chests in the wake of controversial drug raids.
Oakland Police Name-Covering Episode Prompts Suspension, DemotionAn Oakland police officer was suspended and his superior demoted for failing to report the blocking of his name badge with tape during an Occupy Oakland protest. The video was posted on YouTube.