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Crime rises in first quarter of 2015; police force vacancies a challenge

Earlier this month, Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus alerted the community of a 9 to 10 percent increase in both violent and property crimes in Richmond in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the...

Richmond Police Department announces banner year in crime reduction

Crime fell across the board in Richmond thus far in 2014, suggesting another banner year for the city’s law enforcement, according to statistics released by the Richmond Police Department last week.
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Questions swirl around flap between ONS and sheriff at scene of North Richmond shooting

The day after Tuesday’s shooting in unincorporated North Richmond left a 22-year-old man dying on the sidewalk, a city anti-violence agency filed a complain tagainst a Contra Costa Sheriff’s deputy, accusing him of assaulting one...

Richmond’s Congressman George Miller discusses healthcare, crime, pollution, and food policy

Representative George Miller is an unabashedly left-leaning Democrat and Richmond’s congressional representative, who is currently focused on the national healthcare and budget debates.
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Richmond councilman and agency at odds, city manager and others in between

The Office of Neighborhood Safety is in the spotlight at City Hall again, and growing unrest between the agency and its critics threatens to engulf much of the city’s government and hamper larger goals of...
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Richmond 2011: The year in review

2011 was quite a year, to borrow a favorite phrase from longtime resident Sims Thompson, in “our fair city.” I know that’s vague, but it’s tough to turn a pithy phrase that sums up a...