US Police Officials Pushing Back Against Movement To Ban Use Of Facial Recognition TechnologyPolice departments around the U.S. are asking citizens to trust them to use facial recognition software as another handy tool in their crime-fighting toolbox. But some lawmakers — and even some technology giants — are hitting the brakes.
Police Won't Fight California Use-Of-Force BillMajor law enforcement organizations dropped their opposition Thursday to California legislation that strengthens standards for when officers can use deadly force, a shift that followed changes to the measure.
National Black Lives Matter Founder Speaks In SacramentoBlack Lives Matter activists spent the day protesting outside of a law enforcement convention downtown. Tuesday night, they showed up to hear from one of the co-founders of the organization.
Sacramento Sheriff's Department Now Using Less-Lethal Bean Bag Guns On Patrol"That situation could have ended very differently had the less lethal shotgun not been present," said Sgt. Shaun Hampton.
Guns Beat Hoses In 44th Annual Guns And Hoses GameIt's a tradition 44 years in the making, that has raised more than 1.6 million dollars for local charities within the Sacramento region.
5 Colorado Deputies Shot, 1 Fatally, In 'Ambush' AttackA man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff's deputies early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others, before being fatally shot himself in what authorities called an ambush. Two civilians were also injured.
Man Arrested For Shining Lasers At Law Enforcement AircraftAuthorities have arrested a man on suspicion of shining lasers at sheriff's department aircraft in Southern California.
Six Injured When Car Hits Law Enforcement Vehicles In South SacramentoSix people were taken to the hospital after a woman driving a car with two small children inside crashed into three law enforcement vehicles.
Woman And Her Boyfriend Accused Of Killing Bay Area Sheriff's VolunteerA 23-year-old woman and her boyfriend have been accused of killing an Alameda County Sheriff's Office volunteer.
LA Police Delay Body Camera Program Due To "Sticker Shock"A $58 million plan to equip nearly every Los Angeles police officer with body cameras by the end of the year has been delayed by concerns over the cost.
Gun, Radio, and Bulletproof Vest Stolen From San Francisco Sheriff's DeputyPolice say a San Francisco sheriff's deputy's gun and bulletproof vest were stolen from his home in San Francisco.
San Francisco Swears In First Female SheriffVicki Hennessy was sworn in Friday by Sen. Dianne Feinstein
Police Dogs In Southern California Get Their Own CemeteryThe San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department has set aside land to bury police dogs.
New Training Videos Helping To Reduce Dog Shootings By PoliceThe 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.
Court To Consider California's DNA Collection LawA 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.