Neighborhood watch


Alert Neighbor Helps Police Arrest Sausalito Burglary Suspect

An alert neighbor helped police arrest a residential burglary suspect during a traffic stop in Sausalito on Tuesday, a police lieutenant said Wednesday.


A sign left for "dirtbags" in a Concord neighborhood plagued by crime. (CBS)

‘Hey Dirtbags: We’re Watching You’ Signs Go Up In Concord Neighborhood Plagued By Crime

Neighbors fed up with crime in Concord have a message for the “dirtbags” casing their neighborhood: “We’re watching you.”


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Sheriff: Neighborhood Watch Groups Dramatically Reduced San Carlos Burglaries

Home burglaries in San Carlos have decreased dramatically in the past three months thanks to vigilant residents and newly formed neighborhood watch groups, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday.


This surveillance image shows three men preparing to break into an Arcadia Park neighborhood home in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Neighbors Policing Their Own Streets As They Lose Faith In Cops

Oakland’s crime problems have gotten so bad that some people aren’t even bothering to call the cops anymore. Instead, they’re trying to solve and prevent crimes themselves.


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Attempted Citizen’s Arrest Led To Fatal San Jose Shooting

San Jose’s last homicide of 2012 was committed by an armed man who shot a suspected car thief to death, police said Thursday.


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Oakland’s San Antonio District Takes On Crime Spike

Oakland residents in a neighborhood, not known for criminal activity, came together to for a workshop Wednesday night to discuss a recent surge is crime.


Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

Vallejo Neighborhood Watch Groups Take On Increase In Prostitution

Prostitution has been on the rise in Vallejo, and now some neighborhood watch groups are taking matters into their own hands.


Vallejo Police Department Shrinks & Neighborhood Watch Catches On

Vallejo Police Department Shrinks & Neighborhood Watch Catches On

VALLEJO (KCBS) – The popularity of the Neighborhood Watch program has grown steadily amid police layoffs. There are now 100 neighborhood watch groups around Vallejo, compared to just 10 in the summer of 2009, said […]


Oakland Celebrates National Night Out

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)_ The city of Oakland joined the rest of the country in celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday evening. 10th Street in West Oakland was just one of 452 neighborhood-block parties being held, […]