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Showing Articles Tagged With: crime

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Law Enforcement Agencies And Their Use Of Force Numbers

    Thursday, October 01, 2015

    How often does excessive use of force come into play when it comes to local police departments? That’s the question Capital Public Radio’s Bob Moffitt and Marnette Federis set out to answer almost a year ago.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento Sheriff's Department Gets New Dispatch Center

    Friday, September 25, 2015

    The next time you use your cell phone to make a 9-1-1 call to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, it won't have to be relayed by the CHP. The department has spent $18 million for a new dispatch center.

  • Stockton Police Crackdown On Gang Activity

    Thursday, September 17, 2015

    Stockton Police cracked down hard on criminal street gangs that are at war with each other. Investigators capped a 90-day investigation with extensive arrests, gun seizures and drugs and money confiscated.

  • Campus Emergency Notification Times Vary By Incident

    Friday, September 04, 2015

    Forty minutes after gunfire at Sac City College, students received alerts via texts and emails from the school. Meanwhile, news of the shooting spread rapidly on social media and students are asking whether they should have been notified sooner.

  • Jeff Gunn / Flickr

    Sanctuary Cities Draw Scrutiny

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    The alleged murder of a San Francisco woman by an undocumented immigrant with a criminal history has revived a debate in the California Capitol over sanctuary cities.

  • Facebook and Instagram

    Police Classify Stabbing As Hate Crime

    Monday, June 22, 2015

    UPDATE: Three people, including two Sacramento musicians, are recovering from being stabbed Sunday. The Sacramento Police Department said Monday night that the incident is being classified as a hate crime.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento Launches New Anti-Human-Trafficking Campaign

    Thursday, June 04, 2015

    Some organizations focused on help for young victims. Others tried to help adults. Some worked on prevention. Some worked on incarceration. Now, 30 organizations say they are sharing information to stop human trafficking on all fronts.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Crooks Posing As Utility Workers Target Sacramento

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Suspect #1: Hispanic or White male adult, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 170 pounds, medium build, wearing an orange vest and hard hat. Suspect #2: Hispanic or White male adult in his mid-30s, 6 feet tall, heavy set, wearing an orange vest and hard hat.

  • Rich Ibarra / Capital Public Radio

    Teenage Murder Suspect's Attorney Seeks Pretrial Release

    Thursday, February 19, 2015

    Attorneys for a 14-year-old boy who' charged with the murder of his 8-year-old sister are asking for his release while he awaits trial. The boy's defense team says new evidence points away from his guilt.

  • Sacramento Crime Rate Plummets

    Thursday, January 15, 2015

    The City of Sacramento recorded a drop in crime of 14-percent last year compared to 2013 and the lowest homicide rate in four decades.

  • tomsaint / Flickr

    Prop 47 Seeks To Reduce California Prison Population

    Monday, October 06, 2014

    A measure on the California November ballot would reduce some drug possession and theft-related felony crimes to misdemeanors. Proponents say it would reduce prison overcrowding and prison costs. Opponents say it would put dangerous criminals back on the streets and overcrowd local jails.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Mack Road Business Working To Strengthen Community

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

    The Mack Road area of south Sacramento was besieged by shootings and violence in March. A business group on Mack Road in Sacramento is working to strengthen the business community and the area's neighborhoods.

  • Report Says California Targeted By Cyber-Gangs

    Thursday, March 20, 2014

    (AP) -- International criminal enterprises follow the money, and a new report says they are increasingly focusing on California because of its wealth and innovation.

  • Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

    2 Convicted In Father-Son Killings

    Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    Two men are facing life in prison without parole after a Sacramento County jury convicted them of first-degree murder in the killings of a man and his 7-month-old son outside a drug house.

  • Truckee Man Charged In Two Carbon Monoxide Deaths

    Monday, March 17, 2014

    (AP) -- Nevada County prosecutors have filed manslaughter charges against a Truckee-based contractor whose negligence they say produced the carbon monoxide that killed two men at a home north of Lake Tahoe last fall.

  • UPDATE: Search Ends At Colfax Schools

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014

    A search for a suspicious person near the Colfax High School and Colfax Elementary School campuses has ended and students will be released, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Sacramento County Sheriff's Department / Facebook

    Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting

    Monday, March 03, 2014

    Two Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man armed with an assault rifle on Sunday morning after he pointed a handgun at them.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Woman Shot, Killed By Police During Chase

    Monday, March 03, 2014

    (AP) -- Authorities said that a woman was shot and killed by police officers after she rammed a stolen car into two police cars and led police on a chase.

  • Reports: Deputies Injured During Pursuit

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014

    UPDATE: The Sacramento Sheriff's Department said three law enforcement officers -- two deputies and one detective -- were injured Tuesday while pursuing two suspects.

  • FBI Program Aims To Reduce Laser Strikes

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014

    The FBI has launched a new trial program designed to reduce the number of strikes in Sacramento and eleven other cities. There were 25 strikes at Sacramento International Airport.

  • Stockton Police Release Crime App

    Tuesday, January 28, 2014

    Stockton Police are making a new mobile phone app available that will let people know about crime in their city and neighborhoods. The app can ring for help in an emergency, send in a crime tip, or submit a burglary report.

  • Wikimedia/Cela

    2 Arrested On Charge Of Hacking Emails To Post Nude Photos

    Friday, January 24, 2014

    (AP) -- A man who used to own a notorious "revenge porn" website and a another man have been arrested on suspicion of stealing nude photos from hundreds of hacked email accounts and posting the images online.

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