In 2007 Richmond California was ranked America’s ninth most dangerous city. In 2013 Richmond was ranked America’s 69th dangerous city. Homicide rates are dropping nationally, but not steep enough. The homicide crisis in the black [...]
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) is considering ending its use of ShotSpotter, an electronic sound detection system that the city has used for the past eight years to detect gunfire in East and West Oakland, [...]
Highlighting trends that show a decrease in crime since the beginning of the year, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) released a report this week at the city’s Public Safety Committee, highlighting its efforts to [...]
Pastors and community leaders in West Oakland have mobilized in their communities to hold weekly night walks to respond to escalating violence in the city that has claimed many lives of young people.Horrific and [...]
By Desley Brooks Oakland needs a comprehensive crime reduction plan that includes a crime gun reduction strategy. The sound of gunshots and their devastating aftermath is becoming far too common in our great city.
Along with Too-Short and E-40 to Mac Dre and Keak-Da-Sneak, Mistah FAB (born Stanley Cox) has played a role in the Bay Area music scene.
8-year-old Alaysha Carradine was at a sleepover with two other children and their grandmother in the Dimond District neighborhood when gunfire struck the apartment’s front security screen door killing Carradine and wounding everyone else in [...]
To Whom it May Concern I have been a homeowner in Marin City for 17 years, and I have never had a problem with anyone here, except for the Sheriffs who have stopped me and [...]
By David Scott Who gets called when someone gets shot? Who is first on the scene with the medical team to minister and console gunshot victims and their families? Ministers are called to provide pastoral [...]