ShotSpotter

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2 Suspects Arrested For Saturday Evening Shooting In SF Bayview District

Two suspects were arrested and two guns were recovered in San Francisco Saturday evening after a pursuit that began near the scene of a shooting in the Bayview District.

05/02/2015

Gunshot Tracking Technology

Oakland Sees Double-Digit Drop In Murders And Gunfire According To ShotSpotter Analysis

Oakland police claim the city is seeing a double-digit drop in murders and gunfire according to the first year-to-year analysis from ShotSpotter, a gunfire detection company.

04/01/2015

Richmond Police

Richmond Police Began Using Body Cameras This Week

The City of Richmond’s police department rolled out new body cameras worn by police officers this week. Most will be equipped by Friday.

01/09/2015

Surveillance Camera (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

11 Ways The Government Is Spying On You

You don’t have to read too far into the dystopian works of George Orwell’s 1984 or Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World before drawing up some similarities between fiction and real-world governments.

11/17/2014

Gunshot Tracking Technology

PG&E Will Cut Installation Fees For Gunshot-Tracking Devices In San Francisco

Installation of new devices to detect the sounds of gunshots in San Francisco will move forward after the utility company PG&E agreed Friday to drastically lower its fees.

10/19/2014

San Francisco Police (CBS)

1 Killed, Another Wounded In SF Bayview Friday Night Shooting

Police responded to the first block of Nichols Way just after 9:30 p.m. on a ShotSpotter activation indicating gunfire in the area.

09/06/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Shotspotter Equipment Records Voice Conversations

A high-tech tool used to pinpoint gunfire can also record voice conversations on Oakland streets.

05/21/2014

Shooting

Oakland Considers Scrapping ShotSpotter, Richmond Says They Couldn’t Do Without It

While some on the Oakland Police Department are pushing to do away with ShotSpotter technology, the City of Richmond says it couldn’t do without it.

03/18/2014

Police at a triple shooting scene on Hunter Avenue in Oakland (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland Police Want To Scrap ‘Ineffective’ ShotSpotter System

Police in Oakland want to drop the city’s ShotSpotter program—a gunshot detection system—calling it expensive and redundant, despite calls from residents in high-crime neighborhoods to keep it.

03/14/2014

Police at the scene of a fatal shooting on the 300 block of S. 28th St. in Richmond, April 9, 2013. (CBS)

Gunman Shoots 3 Joggers Near Richmond Park, 1 Dead

The victims of a shooting that left one man dead and two people injured in Richmond Tuesday morning were jogging as part of an agility test for the city’s RichmondBUILD program when a gunman opened fire.

04/09/2013

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