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K-9 officers and their handlers line up at a memorial service for a Long Beach police dog named Ranger. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Police Dogs In Southern California Get Their Own Cemetery

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department has set aside land to bury police dogs.


The pit bull dog that attacked a man in south Sacramento. (credit: CBS13)

New Training Videos Helping To Reduce Dog Shootings By Police

The majority of shootings in most U.S. police departments involve animals, usually dogs, and experts say a new series of videos can help change often quick-trigger decisions fueled by fear.


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Court To Consider California’s DNA Collection Law

A federal appeals court appeared ready last year to strike down as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy a controversial California law requiring police to collect DNA samples from every person arrested in the state.



Galt Police Searching For Leads In Shooting That Killed Man

Galt Police received a 911 call from someone who heard shots around 9:30 p.m. at 2nd and E streets. The man was found on the 400 block of 2nd Street.


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Comcast Truck Kills Pedestrian In Sacramento, Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

When interviewing the man, authorities suspected alcohol may have played a role. The man in the Comcast truck was taken to jail and whether charges are filed will be up to the district attorney.


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Loomis Residents Embroiled In Battle Over Fire Chief Serving As City Councilman

“Mr. Wheeler, we’ve said all along would probably make a very good council member, probably make a very good fire chief. But not at the same time. That’s illegal.”


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Woman Shot In Sacramento

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting of a woman in South Sacramento.


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Davis Police Hope Slashing Bicyclist Fines Will Lead To Stricter Enforcement

To step up enforcement, police have asked the city to something unexpected—lower the fine for a first-time offender to just $50.


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Stockton Police To Participate In Worldwide Law Enforcement Tweet-A-Thon

The Stockton Police Department is participating in a worldwide law enforcement tweet-a-thon to draw attention to social media as a tool for law enforcement.


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Profiled: A Public Investigator In Sacramento

When considering a career in Sacramento’s criminal justice field, investigate education first.


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Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.


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Layoffs Announced At Yolo County Sheriff’s Department

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department said today it has laid off multiple deputies to help deal with a $2.8 budget deficit.