Heavy Police Presence Doesn't Dampen Black Friday Holiday Shopping Spirit In Union SquareAfter a rash of smash and grab retail robberies, among the greeters, shoppers, and visitors in Union Square on Black Friday, were San Francisco police officers.
South Bay Neighbors Cut Crime Combining Old-School Watchfulness With High-Tech SurveillanceFirst-year crime statistics are in for a surveillance camera pilot program in south San Jose that has blanketed several neighborhoods with nearly a thousand high resolution cameras.
Stanford Plan To Increase Public Safety Includes Hiring Unarmed Officers For Non-Violent CallsThe Stanford Community Board is recommending a multi-point plan to increase safety on campus, both for officers and the students, faculty, staff and public they interact with.
Gov. Newsom Increases Security At State Capitol; Activates 1,000 National Guard PersonnelGovernor Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a series of actions to increase security at the State Capitol ahead of the presidential inauguration, including authorizing the deployment of 1,000 California National Guard personnel.
Organized Crime Exploits Security Flaws In California EDD Program Locking Out Thousands Of Legitimate ClaimsThe Employment Development Department reopens for business this week. The agency is promising major security changes after a government strike team found rampant inefficiencies and fraud. One big reason for much of the problem is organized crime.
San Mateo Co. Voter Registrar Working With State, Feds To Repel Hackers, Foreign CyberattacksWith the expected surge in mail-in voting, November 3 could be an unprecedented Election Day. Voter registrars in the Bay Area and across the country have been working to protect the vote from hackers and foreign cyberattacks.
New Contact Tracing Apps Need Access To Users' Private Data To Control Spread Of COVID-19With coronavirus infections once again on the rise, contact tracing is ever more critical to control the spread of the virus. A growing number of new apps are designed to help do that.
Police Arrest Suspected Burglar Found Hiding Under Stairwell At Assisted Living Facility In San MateoPolice are warning the public to be vigilant after they arrested a suspected burglar found hiding in a stairwell at an assisted living facility early Monday morning
Tight Security Promised For Super Bowl 54 In MiamiFlorida and federal law enforcement agencies preparing for the Super Bowl this Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens say they are ready for anything, including a detonated bomb or massive food poisoning, but haven’t identified any threats.
Santa Clara Police Boost Security Ahead Of 49ers Playoff GameSafety and security will be a big concern Saturday when the San Francisco 49ers host the Minnesota Vikings for the team's first-ever playoff game at Levi's Stadium.
BART Board Approves Ambassador Program In Unanimous DecisionIn response to concerns about safety on the BART system, the transit agency’s board voted unanimously Thursday to approve an ambassadorship program in which unarmed officers will ride trains from 2 p.m. to midnight seven days a week, with extra coverage on Saturdays.
BART Plans To Use Unarmed 'Ambassadors' To Increase Security On TrainsThere are plans in the works to put more security personnel on BART trains, but the people on patrol won't be carrying guns.
Elite Coast Guard Team Keeps Bay Secure During Fleet WeekThe big crowds that gather for Fleet Week in San Francisco also bring security concerns. On Friday KPIX 5 got a behind-the-scenes look at how a U.S. Coast Guard unit helped keep the Parade of Ships safe.
Pleasanton Family Ramps Up Security After Terrifying Burglary Attempt Caught On VideoA Pleasanton family is still trying to recover after a terrifying burglary attempt. Now the Pleasanton based start-up, Deep Sentinel, has stepped in to provide additional security with cameras monitored by guards around the clock.
Apple Warns That iOS 13 Keyboards Can Leak Your DataApple is warning about a security issue for iOS 13 users who installed certain keyboard apps.