Courtesy of Novato Police department

Police acquire new technology to fight crime

Smartphone apps, drones and body cams are just some of the cool new “toys” the Riverside Police Department is using to do their jobs in a safer and more effective manner. The technology consists of license plate reader technology, the RPD app as well as body cams and SWAT drones. Some patrol cars and intersections […]

[Randy Plavajka | The Banner]

Three dead, two injured in Riverside plane crash

A twin-engine plane crashed into a Riverside neighborhood on Monday evening, resulting in three casualties, two injuries and the destruction of two homes. Reports of what felt like an earthquake came to the Riverside Police Department around 4:50 p.m. The Cessna 310, en route to San Jose from Riverside Municipal Airport, was carrying five passengers […]