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Sacramento Officials Want More Community Policing, But Some Argue Communities Of Color Can’t Trust Law Enforcement

May 10, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg wants police to do more than just respond to calls or chase criminals. But some worry that there’s a lack of trust with law enforcement that can’t be bridged by more officers in neighborhoods.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

News Network: Community Policing In Sacramento

May 8, 2018

After Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police in his grandparents' backyard, the focus has turned to preventing these events from happening in the future. Could a new approach to community policing be the answer?

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Police Chief Answers Questions From Council, Community At Meeting

April 11, 2018

In the wake of the police shooting of Stephon Clark, Sacramento police Chief Daniel Hahn spent nearly two hours fielding questions from the mayor and officials at Tuesday's City Council meeting. CapRadio's Ezra David Romero joins to recap the night.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn Reflects On Council Meeting

April 11, 2018

Sacramento police Chief Daniel Hahn talks with Beth Ruyak about his experience at Tuesday's City Council meeting and how he plans to move the department forward.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg Previews Council Meeting On Policing

April 10, 2018

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg explains the plan for tonight’s Council meeting focused on policing in light of the Stephon Clark case.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Sacramento Police Commission To Discuss Stephon Clark — But Critics Say It Needs Authority To Investigate Case

April 9, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

Unlike the police commission in nearby Oakland, Sacramento’s does not have investigators or subpoena powers to compel testimony or mete out discipline.

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Parents, Neighbors Train To Stop Street Violence

November 13, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Residents of Oak Park, Valley Hi and other neighborhoods where homicides among black youth are more prevalent say it's time to band with law enforcement to stop the problem.

Sacramento Police Salaries Would Increase Under Proposed Contract

September 11, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

A new contract for the Sacramento Police Department would increase most salaries by 7 percent over the next year.

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Support, Concern Follow Expansion Of Police Microphones In High-Crime Neighborhoods

August 17, 2017 | Randol White

Police are using microphones placed throughout neighborhoods to locate incidents of gun violence in a growing number of California communities, including Sacramento and Stockton. The most widely-used system is called ShotSpotter.

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