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Shootings in L.A. Up 73% in 2021

Homicides classified by the department as “gang-related'' increased by 44% and represent just under half of shooting victims this year, according to Moore, and the city has experienced a 41% increase in victims shot in gang-related shootings.

April 27, 2021

After 215% Rise in Homicides, Oakland Adds $10 Million to Public Safety

After 215% Rise in Homicides, Oakland Adds $10 Million to Public Safety

The council said the money will fully restore Oakland’s Fire Department Services, restore Operation Ceasefire, walking foot patrol officers, expand ShotSpotter, and add community safety ambassadors in areas like Chinatown and the Fruitvale District, among other things.

April 14, 2021

Seattle Police 911 Response Time Does Not Meet Goals, More Budget Cuts Considered
Budget Cuts Could Result in San Francisco Police Layoffs

Budget Cuts Could Result in San Francisco Police Layoffs

San Francisco police are facing possible budget cuts that could result in 167 officers — or 11 percent of the force — and 43 civilians being laid off as the pandemic prompts city departments to tighten their belts.

February 18, 2021

Los Angeles Mayor Vetoes Plan to Reallocate Police Funding

“Los Angeles should be leading America by piloting bold ideas like exploring a guaranteed basic income, confronting the stark Black-white disparity among people experiencing homelessness, driving racial reconciliation, protecting jobs held by people of color with new opportunities in the city workforce and working in closer collaboration with our communities on allocation decisions,'' Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a letter to the City Council Monday night.

December 23, 2020

Minneapolis Still Waiting for Outside Officers to Help Fight Crime
With Homicide Rate Rising After Defunding, LAPD Asks for $100 Million Increase in Budget
Union Survey Details Terrible Morale at LAPD, Officers Say They are Not Supported by Command Staff
Departing Seattle Officers Slam Local Politicians, Mayor Says Police are "Valued"
Minneapolis Council That Wants to Dismantle PD Grills Chief Over Rising Crime Rate
Houston Chief Invites Defunded Officers to Join His Department
Seattle Chief Says She Resigned Over City Council Not Seeking Her Advice, Disrespect to Officers
Seattle Police Chief Resigns Following Vote to Cut Department Budget