police http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What leads to wrongful convictions? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-leads-wrongful-convictions <P></P> <P> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 24325 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What leads to wrongful convictions? A Conversation with SF Police Chief Greg Suhr http://kalw.org/post/conversation-sf-police-chief-greg-suhr <P></P> <P>Host Joseph Pace speaks with San Francisco Police Chief Greg&nbsp;Suhr. &nbsp;Is violent crime on the rise in San Francisco? &nbsp;How does crime in different neighborhoods compare? &nbsp;Are the&nbsp;SFPD's&nbsp;tools, such as the "Bat Computer," making streets safer?&nbsp;&nbsp;Hear Chief Suhr discuss the challenges and successes&nbsp;of the SFPD.</P> <P> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:30:16 +0000 City Visions 20801 at http://kalw.org A Conversation with SF Police Chief Greg Suhr East Bay Express: The People's Police Department http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-peoples-police-department <p>Why federal consent decrees are working in Detroit, but not in Oakland.</p> Sat, 22 Sep 2012 00:34:36 +0000 Joaquin Palomino 17029 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: The People's Police Department Sonoma Developmental Center under fire for patient abuse http://kalw.org/post/sonoma-developmental-center-under-fire-patient-abuse <p>The California Department of Health has issued a scathing report about a board-and-care home for people with disabilities in Sonoma County.</p><p>The Sonoma Developmental Center houses about 500 patients in the city of Eldridge. <em><a href="http://californiawatch.org/">California Watch</a></em> obtained a copy of the nearly 500 page document which details numerous citations of neglect and abuse by staff, including sexual abuse and violence, as well as lack of action on these cases by on-site law enforcement.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 22:30:39 +0000 Hana Baba 15616 at http://kalw.org Sonoma Developmental Center under fire for patient abuse How much of "Oakland" is actually in the Oakland Police Department? http://kalw.org/post/how-much-oakland-actually-oakland-police-department <p>Of the 2,000 people who initially applied for the 55 new positions on the Oakland Police force, most were&nbsp;<a href="http://oaklandlocal.com/article/56-most-oakland-police-candidates-not-city">from outside the city</a>. In fact, more than 90% of the current police force does not live in Oakland, something that activists say strains community police relations and affects city resources. Oakland spends about 40% of its general fund on police &ndash; that compares with 26% spent on police in San Jose, 17% in Sacramento and 7% in Long Beach.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 23:52:28 +0000 Holly Kernan 14814 at http://kalw.org How much of "Oakland" is actually in the Oakland Police Department?