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Oakland Tackles Violent Crime, Up 20% This Year

July 19, 2012 | 12:56 pm

Oakland Tackles Violent Crime, Up 20% This Year

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Crime is falling nationwide, but not so in Oakland. Violent crime in the city is up about 20 percent over last year to date. Earlier this month, seven people were murdered in seven days, making it the bloodiest week in about four years, according to the Oakland Tribune. Forum host Michael Krasny spoke with Oakland […]

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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.┬áIn […]

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