Local police can track people and collect data in real time with this controversial technology.
Almost one-third of the 17-member police force in Monterey County town is facing various charges.
Witness to arrest says that man was not harassing her and that police initiated incident.
Demonstrators denounce killing of teenager and demand a grand jury investigation into the case.
If you’re going to Tiburon to commit a crime, you might want to take the ferry. Walk. Bike. But whatever you do, don’t drive. Cameras mounted on the town’s exit and entry points will record your license plate. They’ll send the plate number to a police database, cross-reference it with cars linked to crimes, calculate […]
Oakland police officers can expect to see change in their department. Thomas Frazier, appointed to oversee the Oakland police by a federal judge on Monday, has a reputation as an innovator not afraid to shatter police department traditions. Frazier is taking on a job that previous chiefs could not, or would not, do: bring the […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A former police commissioner from Baltimore has been appointed by a federal court to oversee the embattled Oakland Police Department. U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson announced Monday that new compliance director Thomas C. Frazier will have broad authority over the beleaguered force including the power to seek the dismissal of the […]
Friends and family of two slain Santa Cruz officers offered tributes to them on Wednesday. Officers Elizabeth Butler and Loran “Butch” Baker died Tuesday afternoon after confronting a suspect police identified as Jeremy Goulet, who died in a subsequent shootout. Susan Valot, a freelance reporter for the California Report, remembered Elizabeth Butler from schooldays. Butler […]
Morning Top 8: NFL Won’t Guarantee Raiders Stadium; 572 SF Workers Paid More Than Gov.; Young Immigrants Shut Out of Healthcare
572 city workers paid more than governor (SF Chronicle) No fewer than 572 San Francisco city workers and executives made more than Gov. Jerry Brown last year. More than 1,500 city workers made more than state Attorney General Kamala Harris. And that’s without overtime. “That’s pretty staggering,” said Tom Dalzell, head of the California Citizens […]