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Richmond Crime Rate Is Lowest In Decades; Police Chief Credits Good Relationship With CommunityThe city’s chief of police, Chris Magnus talked to KCBS about crime-fighting strategies for the New Year. He has made community policing a cornerstone of his department’s work.
Violent Crime Drops In Oakland, Gang Programs And Neighborhood Groups CreditedSuccessful gang interventions and an improving economy are among changes Oakland city officials are attributing for a dip in violent crime.
Richmond Homicide Rate Drops DramaticallyThe police department is working with the community to better involve them in policing the city.
Dueling San Jose Meetings Focus On Rise In CrimeWhile San Jose city leaders held a "study session" on the growing number of crimes in the city, police unions took to a local neighborhood, offering concerned residents crime fighting tips.
Violent Week Continues In San Jose; Police Blame Staffing CutsThere are growing concerns following yet another homicide in the city on Tuesday night, the 31st so far this year.
Gang Prevention Team Mobilizes In San Jose After Drive-By ShootingThe victim, 21-year-old Victor Mendoza, was gunned down in what police call a gang-related shooting.
KCBS Cover Story: SF Visitacion Valley Kids Find Shelter From ViolenceIn this KCBS Cover Story, Jeffrey Schaub reports that a youth center is hoping to provide some shelter and guidance for the neighborhood’s youth.
San Francisco Police Conduct Citywide Sweep, Arrest 68San Francisco police arrested 68 people on Wednesday in a citywide sweep targeting people on parole or probation who had outstanding warrants.
San Francisco Slayings Suspect Avoided Deportation, Victims IdentifiedThe man accused of murdering five people in San Francisco on Friday was set to be deported from the U.S. in 2006 but ended up staying after Vietnamese authorities failed to provide travel documents for him.
2 Killed In Separate Oakland ShootingsTwo people were killed in separate shootings in East Oakland early Sunday morning, an Oakland police officer said.
Rash Of Homicides Hit OaklandSix homicides have been reported in the city since Friday.