Former Officer Claims Pittsburg Police Are Fudging Crime StatsWhile authorities in Pittsburg have been trumpeting a dramatic drop in crime over recent years, a former officer with the department claims police are downgrading some crimes and fudging their numbers.
Mayor Jean Quan Says Oakland Violent Crime Dropped In 2014Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that violent crime in her city has decreased by a "significant" amount this year for the second consecutive year.
Smartphone Robberies Send Crime In San Francisco To 5-Year High Crime is at five-year high in San Francisco and according to police, the increase of smartphone robberies is largely responsible.
UC Berkeley Tallies Rise in Hate CrimesAccording to the university's latest annual security report, compiled by campus police, there were three times as many hate crimes reported in 2010, compared with figures from 2009.

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