Councilman Arias and Chief Hall Get Into Gun ‘Battle’

The Fresno Police Department needs 900 new guns. And, the city council and the mayor's office tentatively have agreed to pay for them. But, the path to "yes" included a testy exchange between council president Miguel Arias and police chief Andy Hall at Thur...

Deputy Chief Hall Named Fresno’s Next Top Cop

Andy Hall, a deputy chief with the Fresno Police Department for the past three years, is Fresno's next police chief. Mayor Lee Brand and city manager Wilma Quan made the announcement in a morning news confer...
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Andy Hall Says He Is Next Fresno Police Chief

Andy Hall, a deputy chief with the Fresno Police Department for the past three years, said Friday morning that he will take over as top cop upon Jerry Dyer's retirement in mid-October. Hall confirmed reports by other Fresno area media and Fresno City Counci...

Video Records Brazen Theft of Laptops from Office Depot

Fresno police released video they hope will help track down a thief who took several laptops from a downtown Office Depot. The bold theft happened about 11 a.m. June 1 at the store, located at 2736 E. Divisadero St. The suspect can be seen on the video yank...
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Good Boy! Meet Fresno’s Newest Police K9’s

Three new Fresno police dogs and their officer handlers were sworn in as members of the department's K9 Unit on Wednesday. The highly-trained dogs range in age from 16 months to 22 months and were introduced at...
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$1M Grant Will Help Fresno PD Investigate Sex Crimes

Tom Laband hopes to bring justice for 694 sexual assault victims. The Fresno police lieutenant, who oversees the sexual assault unit, eagerly anticipates a $1 million federal grant. The money will help police investigate hundreds of cold cases from lab-test...