The explosion ripped through the vessel, launching large chunks of metal hundreds of feet away. At least 17 people, including officers at the scene, were injured. Dozens of buildings were damaged, leaving numerous residents homeless months later.
September 15, 2021
San Diego Councilmember Chris Cate wants the city’s police dogs to get the same kind of lifelong healthcare benefits that human police officers get.
August 25, 2021
In an emotional press conference on Monday morning, Sheriff Donny Youngblood teared up as he identified the deputy killed as 35-year-old Phillip Campas. "When you talk about police officers that run towards gunfire, that's him," said the sheriff.
July 26, 2021
What was meant to be a safe detonation of homemade fireworks ended in an explosion that injured 17 people, including 11 law enforcement officers, on June 30.
July 20, 2021
The blast came around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday outside of a home where police had spent the day seizing a large cache of fireworks. They also came across about 40 homemade “coke can-sized” devices with powder and fuses on them, and 200 smaller similar devices. The bomb squad determined them to be “very volatile.”
July 1, 2021
The standoff followed an hourslong chase of a white SUV that police identified in a string of drive-by shootings that left two men dead and a third wounded in a span of 30 minutes.
April 27, 2021
The officers took her into protective custody and drove her to the police station, where she told detectives that over the past year she had been moved around Southern California and even taken to Nevada and Colorado, forced to work as a prostitute.
March 29, 2021
A witness said the deputy was pursuing a Dodge Charger into an intersection when the deputy was struck by another vehicle.
February 25, 2021
The suspect who was driving on a suspended license, was under the influence of alcohol and had methamphetamine in the vehicle, according to authorities.
December 22, 2020
The Los Angeles Police Department is set to downsize its robbery and homicide division as part of a series of moves aimed to address defunding challenges. The cuts come as homicides spiked by about 25% this year compared with 2019.
November 9, 2020
Sgt. Harry Cohen “suffered what appears to be a heart attack while training with the K9 team,” Sheriff Chad Bianco said in a Facebook post.
October 19, 2020
A K-9 with the Vacaville (CA) Police Department is now credited with the apprehension of two burglary suspects who had attempted to hide from police after leading them on a vehicle pursuit.
September 14, 2020
A motor officer with the Capitola (CA) Police Department was injured by a suspected DUI driver over the Labor Day Holiday weekend.
September 8, 2020
“At one point during the pursuit, the driver of the Chevrolet Suburban stopped on the right shoulder, exited the vehicle and dropped two cardboard boxes off before returning to the vehicle and continuing to flee,” said the California Highway Patrol of Merced County.
May 5, 2020
CentralSquare, a leader in public sector technology, has announced the release of a new mini-documentary as part of ShareBlueSmiles, a national initiative launched in June 2019 to deepen trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve.
January 28, 2020