Richmond Police Department
With the police chief position vacant the current interim police chief Bisa French threw in her hat as a contender for the leading role. French has spent her entire 22-year career at the department and is wants to finish it off on top.
Suspects remained at large amid an ongoing police investigation of the shooting that wounded three teenagers outside De Anza High School after a football game last Friday, September 27.
You may have heard of “Coffee with a Cop,” or its summer version, “Chill with a Cop,” which involves ice cream in an effort to sweeten relations and foster dialogue between police and the community. On Friday, the Richmond Police Department updated their menu when they hosted “Boba and Badges,” serving the popular Taiwanese drink made with “bubbles” of tapioca, in an informal community event at the Pacific East Mall. Designed to invite local residents to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to…
City Council had a packed agenda for this week’s meeting but spent most of the evening in conversation with community organizations and the Richmond police about preventing further violence in the city.
A new set of documents filed in an ongoing court case suggest that the heads of Richmond’s three medical marijuana dispensaries may have paid City Councilmembers to back legislation favorable to the dispensaries.
Four police officers will be terminated from the Richmond Police Department for their conduct and involvement with a 19-year-old woman formerly known as “Celeste Guap.”
The Richmond City Council clashed over funding for body cameras and tasers at Tuesday’s meeting. Other initiatives related to cannabis, carbon tax and school budget were approved with little conflict.
The Richmond Police Department will initiate disciplinary actions against 11 police officers identified in the case involving improper conduct with the 19-year-old woman formerly known as Celeste Guap, according to a statement released by the office of Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay Friday morning.