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Richmond Police Department

National Night Out set for Tuesday, Aug. 1

National Night Out is celebrated by more than 35 million people in over 15,000 communities across the U.S. -- but few jurisdictions do it justice quite like Richmond. Held on the first Tuesday in August,...
Man defecates, eats feces, then spits at Richmond officers during arrest

Man defecates, eats feces, then spits at Richmond officers during arrest

A parolee who defecated in a police cruiser, began eating his feces and then spat at officers caused a brief shutdown of eastbound lanes on Interstate Highway 80, Richmond police reported Monday. The incident unfolded...
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RPD releases video of train striking big rig

Richmond police released video footage of a train's collision with a big rig earlier this month in the area of Cutting and Carlson boulevards. Thankfully no one was injured, including the 122 passengers aboard the...

Richmond police dog’s bark convinces domestic violence suspect to surrender

A Richmond police dog is being credited with having a convincing enough bark to force an armed domestic violence suspect to surrender on New Year's Day. The incident unfolded about 1:25 p.m. when police were...
Richmond police detectives investigating Monday fatal shooting

Richmond police detectives investigating Monday fatal shooting

A 26-year-old man was fatally shot in the 1500 block of Chanslor Avenue in Richmond on Monday night, police said. Police responded to a call about the shooting about 6 p.m. and found Juan Carlos...
Richmond burglary call leads to pursuit, crash, gun seizure and arrest

Richmond burglary call leads to pursuit, crash, gun seizure and arrest

Richmond police have released photos from an incident last week that involved a burglary call, shooting and pursuit in an area near Barrett Avenue and 33rd Street. The incident unfolded about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday,...
Local kids' good grades earns them $100 'Shop with a Cop' spree

Hilltop Mall: Kids’ good grades earn them ‘Shop with a Cop’ spree

Underserved local children who have performed well in school will be given $100 each to purchase gifts for themselves and their immediate family members at Hilltop Mall this Thursday. Shop with a Cop, organized by...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Police: Father arrested after texting photo of himself holding knife to daughter’s throat

The photo left at least one Richmond police officer speechless. A 28-year-old Oakland man was arrested after he allegedly texted a photograph to his estranged girlfriend that shows him holding a steak knife to their...

Driver who passed field sobriety tests had cocktails, police allege

A driver who passed a series of field sobriety tests following a Richmond traffic collision earlier this month still ended up arrested, as police believe he did have cocktails that night. Despite "performing satisfactorily" after...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond Office of Neighborhood Safety vehicle struck by gunfire Friday

A Richmond Office of Neighborhood Safety vehicle was hit by at least one bullet when a hail of gunfire erupted at S. 3rd Street and Maine Avenue Friday night, police said. At 7:30 p.m. that...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...