The Department of Justice is taking note, naming Stockton one of six cities that will be part of a multimillion-dollar national initiative to improve police trust.
Rosie Carino, her friends and her little brother were halfway across the street when they saw a car coming straight at them. Rosie says she didn’t realize she was hurt until after her friends dragged her to the grass, and she checked to make sure her brother way OK.
A 19-year-old woman in a U-Haul flagged down officer Pejman Zarrin near West and Hammer lanes in Stockton. The mother of the baby told him the baby wasn’t breathing, and may have aspirated baby formula.
Police says the suspect approached a 7-year-old girl and her friend who were playing and offered them money. When the 7-year-old took the money, he grabbed her and fondled her groin area.
In the cellphone video, neighbors can be heard screaming for him to put the hammer down, but the man responds that he doesn’t want to.
Stockton Police couldn’t confirm whether the car was at one time a real patrol car, but on Thursday, four adults used it to make people think they were law enforcement.
After an officer-involved death, the officer is placed on at least three days paid-administrative leave and a city contracted psychologist must clear him or her to return to duty. Black Leadership Council president, Ralph Lee White argues the psychologist should be chosen at random for each incident.
A home break-in suspect who allegedly charged at police with a knife was shot and killed by two Stockton Police officers on Tuesday.
Jimmy Pendergrass, 70, was doing what he’s done every day for a very long time when he was struck and killed crossing the street to get to work at the Stockton Police Department.
A man approached officers saying he had been shot and needed medical attention at El Dorado and Market streets. Officers say the man told them he was shot in the area of Hunter and Sonora streets.
Police said the crimes all occurred in just a two-mile radius from each other and the suspect entered the homes through an open window.
Jose Diaz, 21, was walking to a market on Mariposa Road where police say he may have been followed before he was shot and killed.