Suspect in Stolen Vehicle Arrested

ALPR cameras locate stolen vehicle carjacked from Hayward A 22 year-old Oakland man is in custody in connection with a stolen vehicle reported carjacked out of Hayward. Police Chief Allan Shields said at 11:06 a.m. the department’s Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) system flagged a stolen vehicle in Danville near Diablo Road and Camino Tassajara.  A short […]

Man Arrested After Police Pursuit

Suspect driving stolen vehicle attempted to evade police A 49 year old man is facing charges following a brief police pursuit Saturday afternoon that ended with a single vehicle crash. Danville Police Chief Allan Shields said the incident began at 2:58 p.m. when the Automated License Plate Reader cameras sent out a notification of a […]

Oakland Man Arrested in CVS Robbery

Suspect stole meds in robbery at gunpoint, captured late Tuesday Danville Police late Tuesday arrested a 33 year old Oakland man in connection with the morning robbery of the CVS store on San Ramon Valley Boulevard. Danville Police Chief Allan Shields said the incident occurred at approximately 8:08 a.m., April 3, 2018. The suspect, identified as Jonathan Szkotak, […]

SRV Preparedness Fair not to miss

Thousands of people will gather in San Ramon on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at San Ramon Central Park and Community Center to learn about preparing for the next emergency or natural disaster. Families can create or update home emergency kits, check their child’s car seat, get their child fingerprinted, […]

Reducing Psychiatric Emergency Calls

By Candace Anderson In California our Counties have the responsibility to provide mental health services for our communities. In Contra Costa we continually look for innovative approaches to address this serious issue. As we’ve seen in many recent tragic events, the mentally ill often come in contact with law enforcement. We’re actively doing something about […]

Veterans Day at the USS Hornet

USS Hornet Museum to Host Special Veterans Day Ceremony November 11th  Annual tradition onboard Bay Area aircraft carrier to include procession and memorial wreath toss  Alameda, CA —October 28, 2015—The USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) announces that it will host a special Veterans Day tribute honoring veterans past and present. The ceremony will take place onboard […]

Psychiatric Emergency Calls Addressed

Contra Costa Health Services Partners with Police to Reduce Psychiatric Emergency Calls A new partnership with Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is helping police agencies within the county to reduce potentially dangerous psychiatric incidents by connecting clinicians to people encountered by officers who show signs of serious mental illness. The Mental Health Evaluation Team (MHET) […]

VetCon Veterans Resource Event

Veterans and their families are invited to attend the 2015 edition of “VetCon,” a one-day showcase of resources, job opportunities and direct assistance for veterans, held every other year in Contra Costa County. VetCon will be held on Monday, August 17, 2015, at the Concord Hilton Hotel, 1970 Diamond Blvd., in Concord, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. “VetCon […]

New Danville Police K9 member

Residents of Danville will be getting to meet the newest member of the Danville police department this spring as K9 Rony hits the streets. Rony (RAH-nee) is a highly trained police dog who will be used on patrol to assist officers in a variety of situations. He and his partner, Officer Tyler Nelson, will be […]