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Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In Richmond

Richmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It’s a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that’s turned into a Bay Area success story.

08/20/2014

Mug shot of Jeremy Meeks on the Stockton Police Department Facebook page. (Stockton Police)

Mug Shot Of Convicted Stockton Felon Goes Viral, Handsome Looks Attract 30,000 Facebook Likes

A handsome mug shot of a Northern California man arrested on felony weapons charges has gone viral on social media, attracting more than 30,000 “likes” and drawing comments praising his high cheek bones, chiseled face and striking blue eyes.

06/19/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Oakland Police Won’t Identify Suspects Arrested In Gang Sweep

Authorities have refused to identify eight men they recently arrested as part of one of Oakland’s primary crime fighting strategies.

08/23/2013

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Oakland Police Nab Suspected Gang Members Linked To Armed Robberies

Oakland police have arrested several members of a violent gang investigators believe is responsible for armed robberies and burglaries throughout the Bay Area.

08/22/2013

Oakland shooting victim Drew Jackson (Jackson Family/Facebook)

Oakland Boosts ‘Operation Ceasefire’ After Baby, Father Killed

Hours after a young father and his infant son were shot and killed while sleeping inside an East Oakland home, city leaders said they are looking to local youth to help solve the city’s crime problems.

08/08/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Operation Ceasefire Arrest Leads To High-Powered Guns, Drugs, Cash In Oakland

An Operation Ceasefire arrest led to the seizure of fully automatic high-powered rifles, semi-automatic handguns, high-capacity magazines, marijuana and $7,000 in cash on Friday in Oakland, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.

06/20/2013

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Alleged Gang Members Arrested After Richmond Shooting

Two alleged gang members were arrested Wednesday afternoon after two plainclothes Richmond detectives witnessed one of them firing a gun, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.

05/23/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Say Homicides, Gang-Related Shootings Down Compared To 2012

The murder rate in Oakland is down and so are gang-related shootings so far this year, according to police.

04/08/2013

Police cars at the scene of a suspect sweep on 98th Ave. in Oakland, March 8, 2013. (CBS)

Suspects Arrested In Oakland Gang Sweep Appear In Court

Alleged members and associates of an Oakland gang that Police Chief Howard Jordan said is probably the most violent group of young people he’s seen were arraigned earlier this week on a variety of charges, including conspiracy to commit murder.

03/15/2013

Police cars at the scene of a suspect sweep on 98th Ave. in Oakland, March 8, 2013. (CBS)

Cops Make Series Of Arrests During Raids On Violent Oakland Gang

Oakland police joined forces with state and federal agencies to arrest several suspected violent offenders in a crime sweep Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.

03/08/2013

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