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California’s Major Cities See Some Increases in Crime October 9 2020 Violent crime in four major cities—Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, and San Francisco—is generally no higher than prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some violent crimes have increased.
Low Crime Numbers Leveling off Under Shelter-in-Place May 26 2020 While crime rates continue to be low in major California cities, some crimes—such as burglaries and car theft—have gone up.
Jail Bookings Down Significantly during COVID-19 May 6 2020 California’s “zero-bail” emergency measure, along with decreased crime and changes in local law enforcement practices, appear to have substantially reduced the number of people sent to jail during the pandemic.
COVID-19 and Crime in Major California Cities April 7 2020 As people across the state shelter in place, the overall number of reported crimes is declining in four of California’s largest cities, though there is evidence of an uptick in certain types of crime.
Video: Travis Allen’s Priorities January 18 2018 Travis Allen, assemblymember and candidate for governor, says his top three priorities are cutting taxes, getting tough on crime, and fixing roads and expanding freeways.