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Antioch Residents March Against Crime

Members of various Antioch churches united Sunday in the name of crime prevention. The evening gathering included prayers and a march through an older area of town.


Oakland police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Police Chief Gives Himself Tough Grade As Violent Crime Rate Rises

One of the reasons Chief Jordan says things are looking up is because Oakland is launching its first police academy in nearly four years.


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San Francisco Homicides At 50-Year Low

An optimistic new report from San Francisco police on the overall violent crime rate shows that homicides in the city are at the lowest level since the 1960’s.


Girl dressed as Piglet gets candy while trick-or-treating. (AP)

San Francisco Named Top City For Trick-Or-Treating

The real estate research website has released its annual top list of best cities to go trick-or-treating, with both San Francisco and San Jose landing at the top.


Police outside an east San Jose home where 2 men were shot and killed and a 17-year-old boy was wounded in May of 2011. (CBS)

San Jose Police Staffing Levels Called Into Question

A recent rash of homicides has many concerned residents in San Jose questioning cutbacks within the police department.


Violent Crimes Declining In San Francisco

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said the declining numbers have a lot to do with cooperation between officers and the community.



San Francisco’s Mission District Seeing Increase In Robberies

The numbers have been alarmingly up this year and police are still trying to figure out the reason for the increase.