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The Oakmore neighborhood in the Oakland Hills. (CBS)

Oakland Neighborhood Credits Private Patrols For 85% Drop In Crime

Residents in several Oakland neighborhoods credit private patrols for a significant drop in crime, with one neighborhood claiming a drop of 85 percent. Meanwhile, the Oakland Police Department and some community members remain skeptical about the patrols.

03/19/2014

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Private Security Guard Shoots Burglary Suspect In Oakland Hills

A burglary suspect was hospitalized after being shot Thursday by a private security guard trying to thwart a home burglary in the Oakland Hills.

02/13/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Has Nation’s Highest Robbery Rate, FBI Data Shows

As Oakland prepares to hear from law enforcement expert Bill Bratton about his recommendations to fight crime, new FBI numbers show the city has the highest robbery rate in the country.

05/08/2013

The Oakmore neighborhood in the Oakland Hills. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor’s Neighbors Fed Up With Crime, Seek Private Guard

The crime problem facing Oakland has crept into Mayor Jean Quan’s own backyard. Neighbors told KPIX 5 they are frustrated and plan to hire a private guard to improve security.

02/20/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (R) speaks as police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan held a press conference to address police action taken on Occupy protesters who staged a demonstration in downtown Oakland on Tuesday evening. Nearly 100 protesters were arrested. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Quan’s Neighbors In Oakland Hills Demand More Police

Residents of the Oakmore District of the Oakland Hills , where Mayor Jean Quan resides, met on Wednesday night to demand city leaders provide more police to stop escalating home-invasion robberies and other violent crimes.

11/08/2012

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