police shootings

Fremont man charged with attempted murder of Vallejo cop in Oakland shooting faces another preliminary hearing

Fremont man charged with attempted murder of Vallejo cop in Oakland shooting faces another preliminary hearing

A 41-year-old Fremont man returns to Solano County Superior Court in March to face another preliminary hearing on charges of trying to kill a Vallejo police officer in 2018 during and after a
Officer-involved shooting reported at BART station, one wounded

Officer-involved shooting reported at BART station, one wounded

A BART police officer shot and wounded a person at the El Cerrito del Norte station Saturday afternoon.
Video released of police shooting at San Jose gas station

Video released of police shooting at San Jose gas station

SJPD chief, police groups have made political hay out of divergent charging decisions involving similar officer-involved shooting cases.
San Francisco: Paralyzed man shot by federal police is sentenced for gun possession

San Francisco: Paralyzed man shot by federal police is sentenced for gun possession

A Richmond man was sentenced to three years, 10 months in federal prison, stemming from a day in 2018 when he was shot by police.
Former California cop who said man sexually assaulted him found guilty of second-degree murder for off-duty shooting

Former California cop who said man sexually assaulted him found guilty of second-degree murder for off-duty shooting

The ex-officer, Henry Solis, sat stone-faced as the verdict, enhanced with a gun charge, was read to a packed courtroom in downtown Los Angeles.
Police union responds to DA clearing Vallejo cop in fatal shooting of unarmed bicyclist

Police union responds to DA clearing Vallejo cop in fatal shooting of unarmed bicyclist

The Vallejo Police Officers’ Association issued a statement on Sunday suggesting Ronell Foster might still be alive if he had followed the commands from a Vallejo police officer during an attempted
‘It was an ambush’: Deputy’s body camera takes bullet in shadowy attack near Santa Clara County reservoir

‘It was an ambush’: Deputy’s body camera takes bullet in shadowy attack near Santa Clara County reservoir

Sheriff details 'unprovoked' Friday night shooting that injured a deputy patrolling near Uvas Reservoir, and search for suspects.
Man wielding knife fatally shot by Southern California deputy

Man wielding knife fatally shot by Southern California deputy

Authorities in Yuma say a California man was shot and killed after he charged at a deputy with a knife.
Fremont police officer shoots at least one man after chase into Union City

Fremont police officer shoots at least one man after chase into Union City

The shooting took place around 7 p.m. on Balmoral Street in Union City, according to Union City Police Lt. Steve Mendez.
Former California cop on trial in deadly 2015 shooting says victim sexually assaulted him

Former California cop on trial in deadly 2015 shooting says victim sexually assaulted him

It was the first time that Henry Solis, who fled to Mexico within days of the shooting, has spoken of the attack that he says led to the deadly encounter in a parking lot outside the nightclub.
Can Vallejo Police Be Trusted to Investigate an Officer-Involved Shooting?

Can Vallejo Police Be Trusted to Investigate an Officer-Involved Shooting?

When an officer shoots and kills someone, whether on-duty or off, there is usually an investigation into the shooting to determine whether there was any wrongdoing on the part of the officer involved.
Video shows deadly confrontation between man, California police

Video shows deadly confrontation between man, California police

'He's trying to take my gun ... he's got it,' an officer shouts just before police shoot Taevonte Art Emmanuel, 34, on Dec. 12. Investigations into the shooting are continuing.
Here’s How Many People Police Killed in 2019...We Think

Here’s How Many People Police Killed in 2019...We Think

On Oct. 14, 2019, 12-year-old Akeelah Jackson was returning to her St. Louis home from a Family Dollar store. As she crossed the street, an unidentified St. Louis County police officer was pursuing a
Nearly 5 years after fatal nightclub shooting, ex-LAPD officer who pulled trigger goes on trial

Nearly 5 years after fatal nightclub shooting, ex-LAPD officer who pulled trigger goes on trial

Monday was the first day of the long-awaited trial of Henry Solis, the 32-year-old former U.S. Marine who joined LAPD just four months before he shot Salome Rodriguez Jr. near a strip of nightclubs at
Murder suspect who died near California-Nevada border killed his mother, authorities say

Murder suspect who died near California-Nevada border killed his mother, authorities say

The investigation closed the northbound lanes of the 15 into Thursday afternoon, with traffic backed for six miles Thursday morning, Caltrans reported.
Death penalty case of alleged Hayward cop killer assigned to a judge

Death penalty case of alleged Hayward cop killer assigned to a judge

The case of Mark Estrada, accused of killing Hayward Sgt. Scott Lunger in 2015, was assigned to a judge and is one step closer to the start of the trial.
San Jose police: Man gave an ‘ominous laugh’ as he charged officers before being shot at gas station

San Jose police: Man gave an ‘ominous laugh’ as he charged officers before being shot at gas station

Jose Antonio Delossantos, who is expected to survive his wounds, was reportedly trying to ignite pump nozzle when a clerk called police.
San Jose: Police shooting reported near Eastridge Mall

San Jose: Police shooting reported near Eastridge Mall

One suspect shot and taken to the hospital early Saturday, authorities say.
Opinion: Eat a sandwich on BART, go to jail? Here’s another view

Opinion: Eat a sandwich on BART, go to jail? Here’s another view

Could the mainstream argument result from privilege? If we cannot see an alternative, we may be in trouble.
Forth Worth Officer Indicted on Murder Charge for Fatal Shooting of Atatiana Jefferson

Forth Worth Officer Indicted on Murder Charge for Fatal Shooting of Atatiana Jefferson

On Friday, a grand jury in Texas indicted a former Fort Worth police officer on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson.Read more...