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Oakland Official Disavows 100-Block Crime Numbers

June 22, 2012 | 10:37 am

Oakland Official Disavows 100-Block Crime Numbers

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Oakland officials are acknowledging that Mayor Jean Quan’s “one-hundred block” crime-fighting plan miscalculated where most violent crime in the city takes place. Quan has been saying that 90 percent of the crime in Oakland takes place in 100 blocks, and that the city is focusing police and other city services on those blocks. On Wednesday […]

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Mayor, New Police Chief Search for Ways to Cut Crime in Oakland

October 17, 2011 | 5:33 pm

Mayor, New Police Chief Search for Ways to Cut Crime in Oakland

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Reported by Stephanie Martin and Caitlin Esch The city of Oakland is looking to raise money for crime prevention, while a new interim police chief transitions into power. Voters began today casting votes by mail for Measure I — a parcel tax designed to raise money for police, crime fighting technology and other city services. In […]

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