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The Sentencing Project put out a new analysis this morning finding little support for a so-called “Ferguson effect” on crime in St. Louis, Missouri. The “Ferguson effect” describes a conjecture by some commentators that rising crime rates in some urban areas in recent months are the result of widespread protests against police misconduct and...
Though many are concerned about crime rates in Sacramento County, there is still a dispute over the best way to handle it. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is seeking additional funding in order to improve on police presence in high-risk areas. Others insist that more unconventional measures are the key to bringing down crime...
STOCKTON — Officers in Stockton have arrested one man for allegedly manufacturing illegal assault rifles and selling large amounts of ecstasy. Around 7:30 p.m. last night, gang taskforce officers conducted a probation search at a home in the 400 block of Mist Trail Drive. Inside, they found evidence the man inside was manufacturing the...
The bi-monthly CASA meeting was held at the Depot building yesterday, May 6th 2015. Sacramento County Sheriffs Department, California Highway Patrol, Fulton/El Camino Park Police, and Twin Rivers Police Department were in attendance. Also attending was Ted Wolter, Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan’s Chief of Staff and someone from the Sacramento County District Attorney’s office. Our...