Oakland Police Officers Frustrated By High Crime, Low Morale Enticed By Neighboring DepartmentsEnticed with better benefits, police departments across the Bay Area are luring Oakland officers fed up with high crime and low morale.
Suspect Killed In Antioch Jewelry Store Robbery Gone WrongA robbery suspect was killed and a customer shot at an Antioch jewelry store Friday afternoon, according to police.
Antioch Voters Approve Half-Cent Sales Tax To Fight Crime, BlightVoters appear to have overwhelmingly approved a half-cent sales tax that is expected to bring in more than $4.3 million annually and help Antioch out of its current financial crisis, according to unofficial election results.
Antioch Police Shoot, Kill Armed Suspect After ChasePolice shot and killed a man in Antioch on Tuesday after he allegedly led them on a chase and pointed a handgun at officers, a police captain said Wednesday morning.
4 Suspects Arrested In Antioch Stabbing MurderTwo men and two women have been arrested in connection with the death of a 54-year-old man who was beaten and stabbed early Sunday in an argument over stolen tools, Antioch police said Tuesday.
Shorthanded Antioch Police Ask Mail Carriers, Garbage Collectors To Help Spot CrimeThe Bay Area News Group reports that employees of the local trash collector, Republic Services Inc., as well as U.S. Postal Service employees have been given tips on how to act as effective witnesses to crimes. The program, dubbed “We’re Looking Out For You” aims to add some experience eyeballs looking out for the city's 105,000 residents.
Wanted Parolee Fatally Shot By Antioch PoliceAntioch police fatally shot a wanted parolee Thursday afternoon while attempting to detain him, a police captain said.
New Bullet Proof Vests For K9 Officers In AntiochThe shooting of an Antioch police dog in the summer of last year has brought about some changes. Now, the K9 unit is equipped with bullet proof vests just like their handlers.
Antioch Seeks Donations For Police DepartmentBudget woes are hitting Antioch so hard that city officials are asking for donations for the city's police department.
Rash Of Violence In Antioch Puts Strain On Police ForceThe department is already down to about 94 officers and most of the men and women in blue are already putting in extremely long hours.