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ShotSpotter

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

Fatal Shooting

22-Year Old Man Dead, Boy Hurt In East Palo Alto Shooting

Police were investigating a shooting in East Palo Alto that left a 22-year-old man dead and a boy injured on Friday evening.

03/02/2013

Shooting

Man Shot To Death In San Francisco Visitacion Valley

A man found shot in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood early Wednesday morning has died, a police spokesman said.

05/16/2012

Oakland police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Chief Says Gangs To Blame For Recent Murders

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Tuesday the city had 14 homicides so far this year, which is two more than it had at this time last year.

02/07/2012

An East Palo Alto crime scene (CBS)

East Palo Alto Hi-Tech Sensor Will Help Track Gunshots On New Year’s Eve

East Palo Alto police will be using extra patrols and the city’s ShotSpotter detection system to help track down people who shoot guns into the air to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

12/29/2011

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