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Richmond Police Department

Richmond police slap 'numerous' citations on cars blocking sidewalks

Richmond police slap ‘numerous’ citations on cars blocking sidewalks

As part of a crackdown announced two months ago, the Richmond Police Department says it has issued "numerous" citations to parked cars blocking sidewalks and will continue to do so. The RPD started its crackdown...

Well-known Richmond police captain fired

A Richmond police captain was fired late last year following the leak of a police report to the media that claimed a city councilman may have been driving while intoxicated on the night that...
CCC grad's inspiring road to the Richmond Police Department

CCC grad’s inspiring road to the Richmond Police Department

A Contra Costa College alumna and Richmond native went from struggling with poverty, domestic violence and hopelessness to becoming a college-education officer for the Richmond Police Department. Carmen Santana's inspiring story of juggling work, school...
School closures from NorCal wildfires cost district $3M

North Bay fires causing air quality concerns in Richmond

Richmond-area residents are huddling indoors amid poor air quality from the massive, devastating wildfires in the North Bay. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) allowed classes to resume Tuesday despite reduced air quality....
Two women shot in Richmond Thursday night

Oakland police conduct investigation in area of Bayview Ave., Ells St.

An incident in the vicinity of Ells Street and Bayview Avenue in Richmond involved an investigation by Oakland police. The investigation led OPD to that area of Richmond, according to a Richmond police spokesman who...
RPD to conduct DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday night

RPD to conduct DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday night

The Richmond Police Department says it will conduct a DUI sobriety checkpoint on Friday night from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue near McBryde Avenue. The DUI checkpoint is...

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...

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Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Development

Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Project

Teacher housing is being eyed for the Quarry Residential Project, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. The project to construct nearly 200 condominium units at...

Mountain Mike’s Pizza to hold fundraiser for police youth explorers

Mountain Mike's Pizza at 3340 San Pablo Dam Road is set to hold a fundraiser on Thursday, March 1, supporting the San Pablo Police...

Food production biz set to hire 200-plus Richmond residents

A food production company set to open in Richmond is not only investing $15 million in improvements in a 102,000 square foot industrial building...