- Sun, 08/16/2015 – 08:31
In the same position as Berkeley and Davis in terms of hate crimes, Palm Springs stands with a su
- Thu, 03/12/2015 – 12:57
In 2014, the largest cities in the Bay Area saw the biggest drop in homicide rates since 2001.
- Tue, 02/24/2015 – 13:22
The case seemed a cut and paste homicide when one William Richards was convicted of murdering his
- Sun, 07/27/2014 – 13:19
Known for a bloody attack on one of its schools in the late 80s, Stockton, California, has a violent crime rate that corresponds with its reputation. Murder rates spiked in 2012, before dropping dramatically the following year. Violent crime hit an all-time high, in part, because of the economic downturn which resulted in major cutbacks in the Stockton Police Department.
- Mon, 03/24/2014 – 08:52
California gun owners are applying for concealed weapons permits in droves now that a federal court struck down an element of the provision. Previously, a person had to show ‘good cause’; a reason they need to carry a concealed weapon. Legitimate fear for their life and the need to protect it must be shown before police departments can issue the permits.
- Sun, 01/26/2014 – 14:43
January 1, 2014 marked the official start date for California’s new gun law. The law requires all new owners of long guns to register with the state.
- Wed, 11/20/2013 – 09:22
The California Attorney General insisted that crime rates are still significantly lower than 20 years ago, despite a recent increase. Crime has seen a gradual decline since a high in 1992, except for spikes in 2000 and 2006.
- Mon, 10/14/2013 – 11:46
Undocumented immigrants scored another win in California last week when Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill protecting them from deportation when they are arrested for minor crimes.