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Elks, Eagles, Peeps, Others Step up in Support of North Bay’s Fire Victims
Fire, Police departments provide ongoing mutual aid
Coffee with a Cop
Fatal Rollover Accident Mars Memorial Day
Two teens lose their lives; speeding likely played a role
Robber Fires Pistol at Local Drug Store
Suspect in three robberies found
A man alleged to have committed three armed robberies in Alameda on Sunday, June 12, is now in police custody, according to the Alameda Police Department (APD).
APD Seeks Suspects
The Alameda Police Department (APD) is seeking the public’s help in identifying the two men pictured here. They are suspected of grand theft (auto).
Canfield Receives Sentence
He shot, killed his wife in 2014
On Jan. 14, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Gloria Rhynes sentenced Jerry Canfield, 73, to three years in prison for fatally shooting his wife, Joann, 72, on Oct. 6, 2014. (“Local Man Confesses to Wife’s Killing,” Oct. 20, 2014).
New Police Officer Hiring Incentive Adopted by Council
At its March 21 meeting, the City Council adopted a resolution establishing a temporary recruitment and hiring incentive policy that will offer a $75,000 recruitment bonus to newly hired sworn Alameda Police Department (APD) officers.
APD Responds to Traffic Fatality Near Tubes
An adult male died as a result of major injuries after his vehicle crashed into a light pole on Webster Street, just outside the Webster Tube, at 10:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1. According to the City of Alameda report, the driver does not appear to be a resident of the Bay Area.
City to Hire Police Oversight Auditor
At its Nov. 1 meeting, the City Council voted, 4-1, in favor of hiring a full-time Police Auditor/Advisor (PAA) to handle oversight of the Alameda Police Department. Vice Mayor Malia Vella was the lone dissenting vote.