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April 18, 2017 | Bob Moffitt
Sacramento City Councilman Allen Warren says he had nothing to do with a recent increase in traffic and jaywalking enforcement in his district. This is more fallout from last week's violent arrest of a man for jaywalking.
April 11, 2017 | Bob Moffitt
The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a Monday afternoon altercation during which a uniformed officer threw a man to the ground and began striking him in the face.
December 19, 2016 | Bob Moffitt
The Sacramento Police Department is in a state of transition. Interim Chief Brian Louie, who was sworn in last week and is one of three city deputy chiefs vying for the position, says he will focus on transparency and community engagement.
November 30, 2016
A special task force in charge of creating greater transparency and accountability in Sacramento’s police force released a new report to city council Tuesday. Mayor Pro Tem Larry Carr chairs the task force, he joins us in studio to discuss.
October 12, 2016
(AP) - A report by the U.S. Department of Justice says there are numerous indicators of bias against minority groups by members of the San Francisco Police Department.
October 7, 2016
(AP) - City officials are refusing to release additional video footage in the shooting death of a homeless man in Sacramento this summer.
October 3, 2016
(AP) - The city of Sacramento's top safety official will recommend changes to police training after two officers fatally shot a mentally ill black man this summer.
September 30, 2016
(AP) - Dashboard audio indicates two police officers may have tried to hit a homeless man with their police cruiser before fatally shooting him in Sacramento this summer, a newspaper reports.
August 4, 2016 | Bob Moffitt
Few people know the City of Sacramento has an Office of Public Safety and Accountability. Even fewer know the director and the Sacramento Police Department are talking about how officers are trained to react in potential "deadly force" situations.