San Francisco Talks Fear And Frustration Despite Falling Crime RatesThe high profile attack of a woman near the Embarcadero, and the suspect’s subsequent release from custody, have sparked a citywide discussion about public safety, even as San Francisco Police statistics show declines in violent and property crimes.
SFPD's 2018 Safety Stats Show Significant Drop In Violent Crimes, Auto TheftsSFPD released year-end safety statistics for 2018 and they showed a significant drop in violent crimes and auto thefts.
Vallejo's Homicide Rate Dropped Dramatically In 2018The city of Vallejo’s homicide rate has dropped 67 percent this year since 2017, and police are crediting an expansion of the department’s community outreach program.
Car Burglars Big Fans Of San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf AreaRecent data from San Francisco Police shows that auto break ins are on the rise, up 31 percent – and one of the city’s most popular spots with tourists is one of the worst hotspots for burglaries.
Car Break-Ins On The Rise In SF SoMa; 'This Is The Worst Neighborhood I've Ever Seen'Crime is on the rise in San Francisco, according to the police department, especially property crimes.
Police Data Show San Francisco Violent Crime Dropped In 2014Crime rates in San Francisco decreased in 2014 compared to the previous year, police announced Friday.
FBI Database Shows Colma Police Officer Ratio Highest In Bay AreaThe town of Colma, home to 1,593 residents and 1,000 times more deceased residents of the many cemeteries there, has 12 police officers – the largest ratio of any Bay Area city.
Samsung Appeases San Francisco DA’s Request For Smartphone Anti-Theft FeatureIn a major victory for San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon, Samsung has agreed to make anti-theft features available on its latest smartphone.
Palo Alto Police Seek Public's Help In Home Invasion RobberyAt a community meeting on Tuesday night, Palo Alto police tried to assuage the concerns of residents, as they said solving a recent home invasion robbery remains a priority for the department.
Business Leaders Share Concerns Over Crime Spike With New SJPD ChiefChief Larry Esquivel met with the Story Road Business Association to try to address their concerns about crime and staffing levels.
Oakland Crime Rate Steadily Drops As Cops Focus On Violent Offenders, Police Chief SaysWhile daily headlines may not reflect it, crime in Oakland is down, including the murder rate and armed robberies, according to Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent - who credits the department’s focus on the city’s worst offenders.
Phil Matier: Oakland Crime Rate Soaring As City Loses OfficersBurglaries are up a startling 43 percent in Oakland this year compared to last, part of an ever-growing crime problem in the city.
KCBS In Depth: Chief Compares SJ Policing To Hospital TriageWhen a job is big but resources are shrinking, it's all about prioritizing - and that's something the police chief of the Bay Area's largest city knows all too well.
San Jose Launches Search For New Police ChiefThe city of San Jose is launching a nationwide search for a new police chief following the sudden and surprising retirement announcement of current top cop Chris Moore.
Antioch Residents March Against CrimeMembers of various Antioch churches united Sunday in the name of crime prevention. The evening gathering included prayers and a march through an older area of town.