Richmond Police Department
For Richmond resident Rasmo Moses, ‘public safety’ is the absence of litter from the street corner near his house. For Leslie Townsend, it is “having more options than calling a gun to the scene.” For Kelbin Guterres, the concept means clean air and water and a protected natural environment. And for Josue Contreras, it’s about ensuring everybody feels safe walking down the street. For the seven candidates running for the three available City Council seats in the election next month,…
Richmond City Council approved a budget that will cut $3 million in Police Department spending.
The former Richmond police chief credited with drastically reducing the city’s murder rate is in line to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection. President Joe Biden on Monday said he will nominate Chris Magnus as the agency’s commissioner. Magnus led Richmond’s department from 2006 to 2015, when he took his current job as police chief in Tucson, Arizona. Pointing to Magnus’ time in Richmond, the White House said, “Magnus played a key role in rebuilding community trust in law enforcement…
More than four years after being at the center of a police sex misconduct scandal, Jasmine Abuslin, also known as Celeste Guap, is still seeking justice.
As a 23-year veteran, Richmond Police Capt. Al Walle has spent his career working toward improving community-police relations.
The city of Richmond experienced no homicides in the month of November but had shootouts with large magazines of rifle ammo used.
The Richmond Police Department is slated to start off the New Year understaffed and with slim hopes of filling the employment gap before the end of the second quarter of 2020.
Hiring, homicides, and public access to information on police investigations took center stage as Richmond’s Community Police Review Commission heard from both Interim Police Chief Bisa French and Police Officer Association (POA) President Ben Therriault on November 6.
Deneshia Clemons, 49, a San Francisco-born Richmond resident, says she thought she would die before turning 30, having feared for her life during a turbulent relationship years ago. But Clemons escaped that abusive situation, and now helps victims of domestic violence. A mother of three, Clemons founded a 24-hour emergency hotline one year ago to make sure survivors of domestic violence in Richmond get immediate help. Her project, “House of Loving Hands,” provides resources and connects victims to a temporary…