Mayor London Breed wants to expand cops' surveillance powers. Supervisors want to reduce them.
“This is an enormous opportunity for cities and communities throughout California to magnify the lifesaving work that is already happening and to create safer neighborhoods.”
Newsom wants to give $285 million in grant money to law enforcement and district attorneys over the next three years, plus $25 million to small businesses victimized by theft. The money will be part of the proposed budget in January. The governor’s plan would also create a permanent Smash and Grab Enforcement Unit.
Warring prison gangs are tearing parts of the Central Valley apart.
A spate of high-profile crimes has some SoCal residents on edge.
Seventy-six officers have been placed on leave due to vaccination status. That number is lower than was expected.
Murders are on the rise again in Los Angeles. 2020 was already a bad year, but 2021 is shaping up to be even worse.
For more than a year, school officials across the state have been subjected to unprecedented levels of threats and harassment from members of the public. Now, the FBI is getting involved.
Research has shown that people vastly underestimate their vulnerability to wildfires. The large number of devastating blazes in California over the past several years has lifted the veil.
Teenagers are the biggest concern, with 80% of Californians saying they are most likely to use their phones while driving.