11 Appointed To Sacramento Community Police CommissionThe commission is part of Sacramento's "Officer Next Door" program, and was established following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri that led to riots and protests across the country.
Sacramento Police Program Aims To Diversify ForceAccording to the most recent report from Sacramento Police, 76 percent of sworn officers were white, while only 45 percent of Sacramento’s total population was in 2013.
President Obama's Call To Limit Military Equipment For Police Departments Draws CriticismPresident Barack Obama’s call to limit military-style equipment for police across the country has already prompted California legislation and law-enforcement advocates railing against it.
Ferguson: Community Conversation Key To Easing Tensions In SacramentoIn a culmination of hours of interviews with community leaders on a very sensitive topic, the state of race relations in Sacramento is a difficult, complex conversation thrust into the spotlight in the aftermath of nationwide protests.
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Folsom Police Praise Body Camera Use As Tool For Investigations There are still questions and doubts surrounding what led to the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, at the hands of a police officer.
Rams Ride 38-Point Half To 52-0 Rout Over RaidersEverything was ridiculously easy for the St. Louis Rams, a team that's had more than its share of struggles.
Sacramento Ferguson Protest At Arden Fair Mall Largely Peaceful, 5 Arrested
Oakland Protesters Chain Themselves To TrainsMore than two dozen protesters tied to the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, have chained themselves to trains, stopping service from Oakland to San Francisco and shutting down a major station in the Bay Area Rapid Transit system.
More Than 30 Arrested In Oakland During Ferguson-Related ProtestsAuthorities say more than 30 protesters have been arrested in Oakland as a third night of demonstrations related to the Ferguson protests deteriorated into unrest and vandalism.
What Is A Grand Jury And How Is It Different In California?But the goal is the same—deciding whether charges or an indictment should be brought forward against a defendant in a criminal case. In California, defendants aren’t called to testify in front of a grand jury.
VIDEO: California Highway Patrol Sending More Than Two Dozen Units To Oakland For Ferguson ProtestsDuring a live shot with photojournalist James Taylor in Mobile 13, more than two-dozen CHP units from the Valley Division were driving westbound on Interstate 80 between Vacaville and Fairfield.
Logic Behind Ferguson Grand Jury's Decision Not To Indict Police Officer May Remain MysterySt. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCullough announced the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, but how the secret, 12-member panel made up their minds remains a mystery.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Under Fire After Ferguson Grand Jury RemarksJohnson stands by what he said at the community forum when he was quoted as saying the Ferguson decision was a “sad day for America,” and injustice that “just doesn’t feel right.”
Sacramento Police Ready For Protests, But Say Outreach Is Key To Avoid ViolenceFor Sacramento Police officers, it’s pretty much business as usual on Tuesday, but they are quite aware of what has taken place in Ferguson, Missouri.