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Public Safety

Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Mayor Lee Closely Watches San Francisco Crime Trends

A special guest showed up at the monthly review of San Francisco crime trends Thursday. Mayor Ed Lee did something that his predecessor Gavin Newsom never did, and showed up at a so-called “Comp Stat” meeting, which discusses which crimes are happening, and where.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/17/2011

SJFD

San Jose Leaders Warn Of Hundreds Of Police, Firefighter Layoffs

San Jose officials are warning of massive layoffs this year as a result of the city’s multi-million dollar deficit, which could have a major impact on public safety.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/16/2011

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Campaign To Put Lights On Bikes Hits The Streets Of San Francisco

A multi-organization safety campaign is hitting San Francisco’s streets with the goal of arming every nighttime biker with tiny, blinking lights.

CBS San Francisco–11/14/2010

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Department Struggles Under Financial Constraints

Oakland residents passed a ballot measure on Tuesday that keeps the police department from having to layoff more officers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/04/2010

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, […]

08/03/2010

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