Gov. Newsom's Proposed Probation Changes Would Tackle Car-Burglary ScourgeGov. Newsom is proposing to overhaul California's probation system, reducing the time a convict is under supervised release but increasing rehabilitation programs at the outset of the probationary period, when they're the most effective.
5 Teens Arrested After Alleged Car Break-In Spree In Palo AltoFive teenagers were arrested minutes after allegedly breaking into nearly a dozen cars in Palo Alto Monday morning, a Palo Alto police spokesperson said.
San Francisco Police Chief Pledges To Curb Epidemic Of Car Burglaries
Spike In Shoplifting Blamed On California Prop 47's Reduced PenaltiesPublic Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom noted a troubling increase in property crime in California's largest cities in the first half-year after Proposition 47 took effect.
SFPD Stats: San Francisco Property Crime Up, Gun Violence DownCrime statistics released by San Francisco police Wednesday show property crimes increased more than 17 percent in 2015 over the previous year, while violent crimes remained flat and gun violence declined.
Auto Burglaries Skyrocket 47-Percent In San Francisco After Penalties ReducedAuto burglaries are up a whopping 47 percent in San Francisco after California lessened the penalty for non-violent crimes in the past year.
San Jose Police Arrest Man Suspected In Burglary Caught On CameraA man suspected of smashing his way into a San Jose home in a burglary caught on video has been arrested, a police source told KPIX 5 on Tuesday.
San Jose Homeowner Takes Justice Into His Own Hands After Burglar Caught On Surveillance CameraA burglar was caught on camera smashing his way into a San Jose home, but the homeowners say police are forcing them to take justice into their own hands.
San Jose’s Crime Rate Higher Than State, National AveragesOnce billed as the safest large city in the nation, a new report by the San Jose City Auditor reveals a significant spike in property crime. The report said the crime rate is now above state and national averages.
Study Attributes Boost In Property Crime To State Prison RealignmentAuto theft increased significantly in California and other property crimes also rose after the state began an initiative resulting in more inmates being released early.
Palo Alto Police Warn Residents About Spike In Property CrimeWith a large increase in property crime in Palo Alto, police are now reminding residents to ‘lock it or lose it’.
FBI Stats Show Property Crime Is Up Throughout The Bay AreaFBI statistics released on Monday show that besides an increase in violent crime, the increasing trend of property crime throughout the Bay Area last year is seeping into 2013.
Airbnb To Offer Property Protection After SF Homeowner RansackedA company that connects travelers with people renting out their homes will soon offer property protection after a host in San Francisco had her home vandalized.