The Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury released a report Wednesday on police and mental health with recommendations that can help law enforcement.
Mental health professionals will soon respond to the scene of police confrontations with people who might be mentally ill or under the influence.
The San Francisco Police Commission unanimously approved a new policy that appeared to give community advocates and civil rights groups much of what they hoped for.
Police training will now emphasize the need for time, distance and de-escalation in dealing with armed suspects in an effort to avoid officer-involved shootings.
The U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI have concluded no criminal charges should be filed against Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy Erick Gelhaus for the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.
Protesters against police killings marched through Oakland Tuesday afternoon, taking over Oakland City Hall, entering a Laney College cafeteria, and briefly blocking an on-ramp to Interstate Highway …
Three Bay Area police unions issued a call Tuesday for “constructive dialogue” and an end to the “vilification” of police officers.
Civil rights attorney John Burris has asked federal officials to look into the fatal shootings of four Hispanic men by Salinas police.
Salinas police are bringing in federal help to facilitate dialogue with a frustrated community.