Oakland Tribune editorial: Crime stats are disturbing, but not reason to panic
The FBI's report compared stats in cities of 100,000 or more residents and makes it abundantly clear that the rise was not confined to any one micro region as the largest spikes occurred in Antioch, Santa Clara and Oakland.
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#1 Jun 12, 2013
Mayor Quan take note. You may learn something about fighting crime: Tribune story; Concord Police Chief Gary Swanger credits his city's 6.5 percent drop in violent crime to aggressive pursuit of drug dealers and gang members, clearing out homeless encampments and staffing police headquarters with outside domestic violence counselors.
That tells us that not only is there need to increase the number of police on the street, which there is, but also to honestly examine how the resources that do remain are being deployed.
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