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Scanner Audio From Police-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights

April 16, 2014 | 6:40 pm

Scanner Audio From Police-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights

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Slaying of Alejandro Nieto on March 21 has created new tensions between SFPD and neighborhood residents.

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Family of Man Slain by San Francisco Police Files Wrongful Death Claim

April 15, 2014 | 9:42 am

Family of Man Slain by San Francisco Police Files Wrongful Death Claim

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The parents of Alejandro Nieto, killed by police officers in Bernal Heights Park, seek unlimited damages.

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Hollywood-Style Surveillance Technology Inches Closer to Reality

April 11, 2014 | 6:00 am

Hollywood-Style Surveillance Technology Inches Closer to Reality

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Imagine Google Earth with a rewind button and the ability to play back movements of people and cars.

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The Killing of Jeremiah Moore: Parents Want Answers in 2012 Vallejo Police Shooting

April 9, 2014 | 6:01 am

The Killing of Jeremiah Moore: Parents Want Answers in 2012 Vallejo Police Shooting

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Authorities have yet to interview a witness who disputes police account of fatal confrontation.

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Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

March 14, 2014 | 6:00 am

Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

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Local police can track people and collect data in real time with this controversial technology.

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Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

February 25, 2014 | 12:17 pm

Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

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Almost one-third of the 17-member police force in Monterey County town is facing various charges.

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Update: African-American Who BART Police Stunned With Taser Freed From Jail

February 13, 2014 | 5:10 pm

Update: African-American Who BART Police Stunned With Taser Freed From Jail

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Witness to arrest says that man was not harassing her and that police initiated incident.

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Andy Lopez Protests Continue in Santa Rosa With Appeal to D.A.

November 5, 2013 | 4:01 pm

Andy Lopez Protests Continue in Santa Rosa With Appeal to D.A.

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Demonstrators denounce killing of teenager and demand a grand jury investigation into the case.

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April 23, 2013 | 8:00 am

How Tiburon’s License-Plate Readers Track Drivers–and Sometimes Track Down Criminals

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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 […]

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New Overseer Could Disrupt Oakland Police Routines

March 5, 2013 | 3:32 pm

New Overseer Could Disrupt Oakland Police Routines

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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 […]

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