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Tough CA Use-of-Force Legislation Getting Closer to Being Law

Assembly Bill 392, backed by anti-police activists, has been called the toughest standard in the nation for when police can use deadly force. It was written months after Sacramento police shot Stephon Clark, a vehicle burglary suspect, after a foot pursuit when they mistook his cell phone for a gun.

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40 Burglary Cases Closed Through Connecting Data

A spike in property crimes indicated the city of Clovis was under attack by a serial burglar. Using public safety software tools, law enforcement officials were able to gather data to connect each incident and bring the burglar to justice.

California Legislature Considers Bill to Reduce Parole Time for Violent Offenders

According to the California Globe, AB 1182 would drop the parole-service requirement from either two or three years to either one or two years for high-risk offenders. AB 1182 also strips the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation of its ability to recommend certain offenders be retained on parole.

California Officer Discovered Dead in Locker Room of Police Station

An officer with the Montebello (CA) Police Department was discovered dead in the locker room of the police department on Easter Sunday.

2 California Officers Shot During Burglary Investigation

Two officers with the Elk Grove (CA) Police Department were wounded when a suspected burglary suspect reportedly opened fire on them on Saturday night.

LAPD Officer in Stable Condition After Being Shot

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was shot on Saturday night as he and other officers pursued a fleeing suspect.

Off-Duty California Officer Drowns in Hawaii

Officer Rashad Riley passed away in a tragic drowning accident while on the island of Kauai.

(Video) The Benefits (and Limitations) of Body Cameras

LAPD Captain Greg Meyer (ret.) discusses some of the benefits of body-worn cameras, such as proving an officer's innocence of wrongdoing when falsely accused by a citizen, as well as some limitations.

California Officer Runs Boston Marathon in Full Uniform to Honor Fallen Officers

Detective Sean Dodge said he got the idea to run a marathon in full gear two years ago as a way to honor the memory of fallen officers.

CA City to Keep Flag Design on Patrol Vehicles

"I got 600 emails from people in Laguna, the ratio of support was 100-to-one in support of the design. I got emails from across the country. The flag is a symbol, it doesn’t represent a particular president or political belief,” the mayor said.