One of the reasons Chief Jordan says things are looking up is because Oakland is launching its first police academy in nearly four years.
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.
The real estate research website Zillow.com 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.
A recent rash of homicides has many concerned residents in San Jose questioning cutbacks within the police department.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said the declining numbers have a lot to do with cooperation between officers and the community.
The numbers have been alarmingly up this year and police are still trying to figure out the reason for the increase.