Oakland's Police Chief Outlines Plan to Make Streets Safer in Coming YearAfter his department investigated an alarming number of fatal shootings in 2021, Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong on Wednesday told KPIX he knows what it will take to make the city's streets safer during the coming year.
As Oakland Lawmakers Prepare To Vote To Increase Police Staffing New Report Questions NeedThe Anti-Police Terror Project believes the police department can shift resources away from non-violent calls to address homicides instead of adding more officers.
OPD Chief Cites September As Most Violent Month Of 2021 With 17 HomicidesOakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong held a sobering press conference Monday afternoon to address the month of September as having been "the most violent month" in the Bay Area's third largest city to date this year.
Mothers Tearfully Remember Children Slain In Bay Area HomicidesThe phone call still haunts Mattie Scott. The voice, the emotions of her loss grip her soul. She stood on the steps of San Francisco, the personification of the lasting impact of the Bay Area soaring homicide rate. She has a message for the Bay Area.
Cousin Arrested In Oakland Slaying Of Dellmor Brown A 33-year-old Oakland man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his cousin in the 2800 block of Macarthur Blvd. on August 18.
San Francisco Police Chief, Mayor Refute Narrative of Crime-Infested CityMayor London Breed and SFPD Chief Bill Scott released crime statistics for San Francisco so far this year Monday morning, acknowledging increases in some violent crimes and burglaries while noting certain types of crime had actually decreased.
Weekend Fatal Shootings Bring Oakland Homicide Count to 65 for YearThe deaths of three men fatally shot over the weekend and another who died last week from wounds suffered earlier this month in Oakland raised the city's homicide count for the year to 65, police said.
Update: Oakland Police Investigating 7 New Homicides in Past Week as Street Violence SpikesOakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong made a public plea on Monday for an increase in resources as the department investigates seven new homicides in the past week, including three on Saturday alone.
Oakland Police Investigating 3 Homicides, 32 Robberies Amid Recent Surge in Violent CrimePolice in Oakland on Friday warned residents that the city saw a surge in violent crime this week, with the OPD investigating three new homicides and 32 robberies involving suspects as young as 11 years old in the space of 24 hours.
UPDATE: Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Oakland Park Shooting in Front of ChildrenPolice in Oakland on Friday identified the suspect and victim in a fatal shooting that happened in front of the victim's children and dozens of other kids during a youth football practice earlier this week.
San Francisco Woman Dies In Saturday Night Oakland ShootingA 25-year-old San Francisco woman was killed Saturday night in an East Oakland shooting, the latest victim of city's surge in deadly crime, authorities said.
Man Dies In Early Morning San Jose Shooting; City's 38th HomicideA man was killed early Tuesday morning in a shooting in East San Jose near the Capitol Square Mall, the city's 38th homicide of the year.
Deadly Weekend On Oakland Streets - 3 Shooting Deaths In 12 HoursDetectives were investigating three shooting deaths over a 12-hour period from late Saturday night through midday Sunday as Oakland nears 100 homicides for the year.
Oakland Street Violence Claims Another Victim; City's 93rd Homicide Of The YearThe deadly surge of violence on Oakland's streets have claimed another victim -- a 22-year-old man who was found fatally shot in an East Oakland neighborhood Monday night, authorities said.
Oakland Police Investigate Fatal MacArthur Blvd Shooting; Latest Homicide During Surge Of Deadly ViolenceA shooting victim was discovered late Monday night in a vehicle that crashed along MacArthur Blvd. -- the 81st person to lose their life to deadly violence so far this year on Oakland streets.