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Oakland Public Safety Committee discusses how to spend its $1 million gun tracing budget

Department officials believe that, with more personnel and better equipment, they will be able to streamline their workflow and stay on top of which guns need to be traced.

City council defers voting on proposed public safety items at contentious meeting

Dozens of Oakland residents approached the podium at the city council meeting Tuesday night to voice their displeasure with three items on the agenda intended to curb violence in the city –  an anti-loitering law,...

Shotspotter technology could help Oakland police locate gunshots

City Council’s Public Safety Committee approved a contract renewal during a meeting on Tuesday to install a new version of the sound monitors that would help police pinpoint gunshots in Oakland. With the Shotspotter technology,...