Private security patrols on the rise ...

Private security patrols on the rise in the Oakland hills

There are 1 comment on the Contra Costa Times story from Mar 21, 2013, titled Private security patrols on the rise in the Oakland hills. In it, Contra Costa Times reports that:

As police resources continue to tighten throughout the city, an increasing number of neighborhoods in the hills have begun to take security into their own hands by hiring private companies to patrol their streets.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Contra Costa Times.

Frank Cheli

United States

#1 Mar 27, 2013
Born in S Leandro, we moved to Indianapolis and live in a suberb calles Geist; much like The Oakland hill area, removed from the core city and often neglected by Indy police. For decades this community has cntracted with a private police service, a service manned by real armed patrolmen, and it has enjoyed one of the safest environments for decades.
Increased police presence can do a lot to reduce the crime level and is well worth the extra cost. Community members have ay times complained about the cost but overall the safety quotient delivered by this protection has been well received.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Emeryville Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News The 25 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S. Are Mo... (Nov '10) 22 min Madd 21,201
News Doctor heads to court after online sex sting (Nov '06) 14 hr Ricky F 17,720
Munchies' Hamburgers???? (Jun '13) 21 hr edc1954 35
News Ann Coulter says she won't attend Berkeley free... Sun unbelievable 1
Review: MAP Moving & Storage Sep 23 Brandy R 2
University of California Berkeley Free Speech Week Sep 22 Well Well 3
ANTIFA girls Sep 19 DILDOSWAGONS 1

Emeryville Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Emeryville Mortgages