Karen Ivy

Rockridge NCPC Notes Substantial Rise in Crime, 2014 to '15

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

How's crime in the Rockridge beats? The board of the NCPC realizes that all crime is upsetting, and it is upsetting to the NCPC boardmembers, too, who also live in the neighborhood. But compared to almost anywhere else in Oakland, Rockridge has very low crime.

As board secretary, I collect monthly data from the Oakland Police statistics site. All the data for 2015 is not in yet, but there is enough to make some comparisons between 2014 and 2015 (through October). This is summary data; I publish monthly lists of reported crimes at http://tinyurl.com/pnkx4qk.

NCPC: A Part of Your Crime-Fighting Team

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Neighborhood Crime Prevention Councils (NCPCs) are part of the community policing program in Oakland. In the words of the authorizing resolution by the City Council, community policing is to Òcreate a working partnership between the community and the police... to analyze neighborhood problems, set priorities, develop strategies, and work together to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods.Ó

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