SFPD Honors Officer Killed in Line of Duty in 1994San Francisco police officers, past and present, gathered Saturday evening to honor an officer killed in the line of 27 years ago.
Pittsburg Police Find Social Media Outpaces Amber Alerts When Notifying Public of AbductionsWhen a toddler was abducted in a stolen truck Thursday evening, Pittsburg police officers knew there would be a delay in getting out an Amber Alert so they first turned to social media.
Mom Whose Son Was Killed Robbing Retired Oakland Police Capt. Questions Use of Deadly ForceThe mother of a young man shot dead by retired Oakland police captain Ersie Joyner said her son was wrong to rob the man but questions whether use of deadly force was necessary.
Officers' Shocking Neglect of Disturbed South Bay Jail Inmate Caught on CameraBody camera footage recorded the day an inmate repeatedly beat his head while being transported to the Santa Clara County main jail and then pleaded to correctional officers for medical help was released Friday, three years after the incident.
Former Oakland Police Captain Wounded During Fatal Shooting At Gas StationA retired Oakland police captain and former head of the Ceasefire program was wounded during a fatal shooting during an apparent robbery attempt at a gas station Thursday, according to local law enforcement officials.
Concord City Council Approves Police Drone Program Despite ProtestsThe Concord City Council unanimously approved a police request for a drone program this week over the protests of residents who cited concerns over privacy and that the $30,000 of seed money for the program comes from Marathon Petroleum.
San Francisco to Change Towing Policies Following Lawsuit by Homeless AdvocatesA San Francisco Superior Court judge this week ruled in favor of the city of San Francisco after the judge acknowledged recent changes made to the city's vehicle towing policies, bringing a nearly three-year lawsuit over towing practices to a close.
San Jose Sideshow Activity Intensifies as Police Crack Down; Local Residents 'Scared, Nervous'In recent months, sideshow activity has become more brazen with people firing guns into the air -moving from the outskirts of the city to the heart of downtown San Jose.
Gov. Newsom Signs Law to Strip Badges From Bad OfficersCalifornia has joined the vast majority of states in setting up a way to strip the badges of police officers who act criminally or with bias, a change that was among several criminal justice reforms signed into law Thursday by Gov. Newsom.
San Francisco Announces New Anti-Retail Theft InitiativeSan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Wednesday unveiled details of a new initiative to curb crime at retail stores in the city.
UPDATE: Oakland City Council Votes To Hire, Train More Police After Spike in HomicidesIn a 6-to-2 vote, the Oakland City Council voted to increase the number of new police recruits in the face of the city's escalating problems with deadly street violence..