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California Legislature Recognizes Local Volunteer

Bob Rollins. (Courtesy photo)

An Alameda local has been recognized with a California Legislature Assembly Resolution, recognizing his volunteer work with the Alameda Police Department as a child safety seat coordinator.

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Automated License Plate Reader Discussion to Continue

Mark Irons, of Alameda, protects his privacy by shielding his face from being photographed, at the ALPR forum. (Action Alameda News)

About the only thing clearly resolved from Monday night’s Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) forum hosted by the City of Alameda, is to keep discussing the matter.

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Alameda Police Withhold Statistics on License Plate Reader Data Collection

The Alameda Police Department has refused a public records request for statistics pertaining to its Automated License Plate Reader pilot program.

The Alameda Police Department has refused to provide, in response to a California Public Records Act request, certain statistics pertaining to its Automated License Plate Reader technology pilot conducted last year.

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Alameda Police Departments Promotions, Transfers and Retirements

Promotions, transfers and retirements in the Alameda Police Department.

Updates on changes within the Alameda Police Department, as reported by the Winter 2014 edition of Point of View a publication of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

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Russo Names Rolleri Chief

City of Alameda Police chief Paul Rolleri. (City of Alameda)

Alameda City Manager John Russo has named Paul Rolleri Chief of Police. Rolleri has been serving as the interim chief since Michael Noonan left the chief’s post in June of this year.

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Digital Technology Impacts Interface Between Public, Police, News Media

Scorpion micro digital camera.

Alameda, with a handful of its own high-tech companies, sits a short drive from Silicon Valley proper, or a short BART ride from Twitter’s San Francisco offices. The impact of these tech firms within a stones-throw of Alameda is changing the way local law enforcement interacts with the public, and the [...]

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Alameda Police Consider All License Plate Scan Data to be Intelligence Information, Supporting Criminal Investigations

The Alameda Police department considers license plate scan data to be “intelligence information.”

Just by legally driving your own car in Alameda and having it scanned by an automated license plate reader (ALPR) makes you the subject of a criminal investigation, even if you’ve done nothing wrong. That’s the upshot of a letter from the [...]

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Alameda Closing North end of Main Street for July 4th

Alameda Interim Police Chief Paul Rolleri said that officials are closing off the North end of Main Street this evening to prevent unofficial fireworks displays that have taken place there along the estuary in past years.

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Crime Down Overall in Alameda in 2012

Crime in Alameda was down overall in 2012, according to summary statistics from the Alameda Police Department.

Summary crime statistics obtained from the Alameda Police Department show that, overall, crime was down roughly 5 percent in Alameda in 2012, compared to the prior year.

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Alameda Police Chief Noonan to Retire

Alameda Police Chief Michael Noonan has announced his retirement. (City of Alameda)

Alameda Police Chief Michael Noonan has announced that he will retire on June 1st, 2013.

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