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Video: California K-9 Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect

August 4, 2014
Law enforcement authorities are investigating an early morning pursuit and suspect search in Oakland that led to an Alameda County (Calif.) sheriff's K-9 deputy fatally shooting the suspect.

California K-9 Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect

August 4, 2014

Law enforcement authorities are investigating an early morning pursuit and suspect search in Oakland that led to an Alameda County sheriff's K-9 deputy fatally shooting the suspect, according to police. Read more Here.

 

California Deputies Brutally Attacked

May 5, 2014
An Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office deputy will need facial reconstructive surgery after a violent struggle with two men in a hallway of a Castro Valley apartment complex Saturday night.

Calif. Sheriff Using Idle-Reduction Systems on Patrol Vehicles

August 16, 2013
The Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office has installed idle-reduction systems on eight of its patrol vehicles, including five Dodge Chargers, two Ford Police Interceptor sedans, and a Chevrolet Tahoe PPV.

Oakland Protesters Get $1M+ Settlement

June 25, 2013
About 150 protesters arrested by the Oakland Police Department during an Oscar Grant rally will have their arrest records expunged and receive at least $4,500 each under an agreement reached with the city and Alameda County.

Calif. Sheriff's Drone Nixed After Privacy Uproar

December 6, 2012
Outcry from privacy advocates prompted county supervisors to postpone or possibly scrap plans to purchase a surveillance drone for the Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office.

Cannonball Strikes Calif. Home

December 7, 2011

An experiment being filmed for MythBusters went awry, when a cannonball traveling at 1,000 feet per second entered a neighborhood in Dublin, Calif. The cannonball punctured the front door of a home, exited the house, struck the roof of a second home, and landed inside a parked minivan.

Urban Shield 2011: Enhancing Mutual Aid

November 21, 2011
When a law enforcement agency calls for mutual aid help in northern California, arriving responders are usually on the same page, due to their participation in tactical training at Urban Shield.

Urban Shield 2011: Bound by Duty

October 31, 2011
Leadership starts at the top, and spreads throughout the entire Alameda County Sheriff's Office. This is the reason Urban Shield continues to offer the "best of the best" training for first responders.

Urban Shield: Debriefing the Teams

November 3, 2010
SWAT competitions give the teams an opportunity to compete against other tactical teams in events designed to test their competency and mettle. Among the many excellent SWAT competitions to choose from, Urban Shield's "full-scale exercise" format is widely considered the most realistically challenging.

Urban Shield Tests Police Responders

October 29, 2010

Twenty nine tactical teams, including three international, participated in Urban Shield 2010, the nation's largest first-responder training hosted by the Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office. Organizers roll out scenario-based exercises at a variety of venues that teams must respond to during a 48-hour period. With each exercise, the teams must manage and respond to an ongoing critical incident. The exercises "provide opportunities to enhance response efforts and identify training needs in a simulated environment," according to organizers. Photos courtesy of Alameda County Sheriff's Office.

Deputy Who Helped End Oakland Ambush Honored at Sheriffs' Conference

June 29, 2010
Pope said he was reluctant at first to accept the award, but embraced it when he realized it would be shared with fellow officers involved in the Oakland ambush.

Urban Shield: Super SWAT Shape Required

November 23, 2009
Each scenario designed to test officers' tactical skills and teamwork to the limit was scored and timed, with points deducted for mistakes. Exercise #1,SWAT Fitness Assessment, tested the mettle of even those in "Super SWAT Shape."

Urban Shield: Training for the Unthinkable

November 19, 2009
Training for the "unthinkable" is what Urban Shield is all about because the "unthinkable" can, and does, happen. And like lightning in a thunderstorm, you never know where or when the next strike will occur.

Urban Shield 2009 Dedicated to Oakland’s Fallen Officers

November 5, 2009
For the next two days, the teams will be competing in 25 challenging real-world scenarios, with very little rest or sleep. This is a true test of tactical skills, physical endurance, and mental resolve.

Man Arrested After Selling Stolen Bike at California Sheriff's Fundraiser

September 1, 2009
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office annual flea market fundraiser was probably the last place a San Lorenzo shopper expected to see her grandson's stolen bicycle for sale.

Urban Shield: The Best Training Anywhere

November 1, 2008

For two years the Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff’s Department has organized and hosted Urban Shield, the nation’s largest SWAT exercise. The 48-hour competition involves 25 tactical teams working 24 realistic scenarios. This year’s event was held Sept. 12–15, and POLICE editor David Griffith was on the scene.

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