FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Discovery Channel and Oakland PD Argue Over Gang Crime in City

September 15, 2009  | 

Oakland, Calif., according to police spokesman Jeff Thomason, has only a half-dozen gangs. What's even more astonishing is that police say that just a dozen of the more than 200 homicides in this city in 2008 and 2009 have been listed as gang-related killings.

How can that be?

Well, according to an unedited screening of "Gang Wars: Oakland," a two-part documentary film, Oakland police have vastly underestimated the gang problem.

Read Full Story at SFGate.com

Tags: Oakland PD


Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

imjoe6pack @ 9/15/2009 7:20 PM

Street coppers always know ~exactly~ what's going on in the 'hoods they service... it's political-hacks Mayor Dellums and his PD's Brown-nosin' Brass that are lying like a rug with their three-monkey BS act: "See no evil, hear no..."

And let's never forget the four Oakland coppers -- including three experienced supervisors -- recently murdered by that "nice young man," Lovelle Mixon, whom we are expected to believe was never a 'banger. Riiiiiight. The local government are, as usual, a significant part of the problem and its continuum.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video Calls for Revenge Against LAPD, Union Warns Members
A music video response to the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford in South Los Angeles...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine