Oakland crime http://kalw.org en What’s it like to manage the Oakland Police Department? http://kalw.org/post/what-s-it-manage-oakland-police-department <p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 01:54:37 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 39005 at http://kalw.org What’s it like to manage the Oakland Police Department? Meet Oakland’s new Area 3 and its commander http://kalw.org/post/meet-oakland-s-new-area-3-and-its-commander <p></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:08:53 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 35436 at http://kalw.org Meet Oakland’s new Area 3 and its commander Oakland residents organize to fight crime http://kalw.org/post/oakland-residents-organize-fight-crime <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">Just a few weeks ago, 12 people were shot and </span><a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23890186/oakland-12-people-shot-less-than-24-hours" style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: underline ; color: #1255cc">three killed</span></a><span style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;"> within a 24-hour period &nbsp;in Oakland. It’s a snapshot of a difficult reality that some residents are facing there - which includes robberies being up </span><a href="http://www2.oaklandnet.com/oakca1/groups/police/documents/webcontent/oak042445.pdf" style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: underline ; color: #1255cc">30 percent</span></a><span style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;"> from this time last year. Even in traditionally safer neighborhoods like </span>Rockridge<span style="font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">, residents are scared to go out at night.</span></p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:12:58 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 32203 at http://kalw.org Oakland residents organize to fight crime Finding work for ex-felons http://kalw.org/post/finding-work-ex-felons <div style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: normal; "><p></p></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Angel </span>Barerra<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has a felony conviction. He thinks that’s kept him from finding work. In order to give people like </span>Barerra<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> a better chance, some California counties have implemented “Ban the Box” – they’ve made it illegal for employers to ask about felony charges on job applications.</span></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 02:09:18 +0000 Leila Day 25358 at http://kalw.org Finding work for ex-felons Gang Injunctions: Are They Working? If So, At What Cost? http://kalw.org/post/gang-injunctions-are-they-working-if-so-what-cost <p>Host: Joseph Pace</p><p>Producer: Yumi Wilson</p> Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:00:00 +0000 City Visions 7777 at http://kalw.org