Former Oakland Police Captain Wounded During Fatal Shooting At Gas StationA retired Oakland police captain and former head of the Ceasefire program was wounded during a fatal shooting during an apparent robbery attempt at a gas station Thursday, according to local law enforcement officials.
New Oakland Police Initiative Takes on Rising Violence in CityOakland Police kicked off an initiative to stem the rising violence in the city Friday afternoon that focuses on community policing.
COMMENTARY: 6 Shot, 1 Dead, 0 Arrested -- What Is Wrong In Richmond?Richmond could be a vibrant community, once you get past the cracked sidewalks, boarded up windows, broken streets, industrial eye sores and graffiti. It has had incredible success stopping crime, but with six shootings in one week, that success is slipping. What are your solutions?
Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In RichmondRichmond 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.
Violent Crime Drops In Oakland, Gang Programs And Neighborhood Groups CreditedSuccessful gang interventions and an improving economy are among changes Oakland city officials are attributing for a dip in violent crime.
7 Violent Criminal Offenders Arrested In Alameda, Contra Costa Counties A total of seven known violent criminal offenders were arrested Thursday by nine law enforcement agencies that partnered in an ongoing effort to reduce gang violence in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, Oakland police said.
Richmond Police Create Anti-Crime Program To End Youth ViolenceThis comes after two teens were gunned down last week.