The overhaul Friday included a demotion to captain of the acting chief, Anthony Toribio, who had held the position for just two days after Police Chief Howard Jordan shocked city leadership when he stepped down, citing health problems.
SAN FRANCISCO -- As he shivered on a narrow iron bar 220 feet above San Francisco Bay, 22-year-old Kevin Berthia heard a voice. It did not belong to the old wounds, crushing worries and inner demons that had driven him to the Golden Gate Bridge.
Privacy groups are denouncing a federal government move to force Internet companies like Facebook and Google to build backdoors that would let the FBI and other agencies snoop in on real time online communications.
BAKERSFIELD — The FBI launched an investigation Tuesday into the death of a man who was beaten by authorities amid questions over whether officials tampered with cellphone videos confiscated from witnesses.
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Rob Duke's insight:
I received a citizen report for a suspicious vehicle. I contacted the citizen who told me "it was a black guy in a white jeep and he was opening everyone's mailboxes"...yup, next block over I found the suspect who was a U.S. Mail employee driving his marked USPS Jeep. Now who caused that b.s.? It certainly wasn't the cop that responded....
SAN BERNARDINO -- Two suspects in a Yucca Valley homicide led authorities on a high-speed chase Thursday that ended with a gun battle, one suspect dead, another wounded and a California Highway Patrol officer wounded.
A police officer fired for driving drunk in an unmarked police car while off-duty has filed a $6 million lawsuit against the city of Gresham, the police chief and others, alleging his rights were violated under the Americans with Disabilities Act.