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Study: Half of Black Males, 40 Percent of White Males Arrested by Age 23

Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, according to a new report. The study released in the journal Crime & Delinquency analyzed [...]
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Man Beaten by Oakland Police Receives $645,000 Settlement

The City of Oakland has authorized paying an Army veteran $645,000 to settle a lawsuit against the city, alleging that the man was severely beaten by police during an Occupy protest on Nov. 2, 2011.
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Racial Harassment at Alameda’s Encinal High School

Encinal High School in Alameda is known for its academic rigor, athletic achievements, school pride and diversity. But the recent failure of the school administration to respond to an incident of racial harassment on campus [...]
From left to right: Taelon Hill, Sylvia Montgomery, Larry Lewis, Mark Torres. Photos by Joe L. Fisher, BAPAC.

Police Activities League Mentors Richmond Youth

The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) has added one-on-one youth mentoring to its slate of activities. The program, started in April 2012, provided young people with life- skills building activities including workshops on a variety [...]
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Stockton Police use new Gunfire Detection System

After six months of testing, the Stockton Police Department have been begun using the new Shot Spotter Flex technology to pick up the sound of gunshots and an approximate location from sensors that have been [...]