Private Security

Police: Popular Oakland Dog Walker Murdered After Recording Video Of Suspected Gang MembersTwo suspected gang members have been arrested on suspicion of murder for the fatal shooting last summer of a popular Oakland dog walker, police announced Thursday.
Oakland Neighborhood Credits Private Patrols For 85% Drop In CrimeResidents 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.
Private Security Guard Shoots Burglary Suspect In Oakland HillsA burglary suspect was hospitalized after being shot Thursday by a private security guard trying to thwart a home burglary in the Oakland Hills.
Oakland Residents Hold Fundraiser To Hire Security GuardsA fundraiser to hire private security guards in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood has raised thousands of dollars as a short-term solution to rising crime in the area.
Oakland Neighborhood Uses Crowdfunding To Pay For Private GuardsFed up with rising crime, residents of Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood have turned to online donations to pay for private security guards.
Oakland Residents Call For Private Security In Wake Of Deadly Shooting66-year-old Judy Salamon was shot and killed while she was driving a few blocks from her home on Fern Street in the Fairfax neighborhood. Police said shots were fired into her car around 1:30 on Wednesday afternoon, sending it rolling down a hill and crashing into a parked vehicle.
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