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Common Sense Crime Fix Killed by State Legislators

Common Sense Crime Fix Killed by State Legislators

By Michele Hanisee If you had any doubts that many elected state leadership in Sacramento could care less about victims and adamantly oppose even the most common sense solutions to crime, proof was again provided via SB 916 which died in the Senate Appropriations Committee. This bill was proposed by San Francisco area Senator Scott […]

Less than 50% of Victims Report  Crime, Victimization Survey Says

Less than 50% of Victims Report   Crime, Victimization Survey Says

  By Michele Hanisee A tremendous amount of coverage of the criminal justice system is focused on the perpetrators of crime and what should happen to them upon arrest and conviction.  However, the unexplored and uncovered story is the number of violent and property crimes never reported to police, and the fact that few victims […]

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

By Lori Denman-Underhill I am safe in Ventura. I feel an overwhelming sense of peace and safety for myself and my child, as we walk down the boardwalk by Surfer’s Point. As I hike by the riverbed, I enjoy the silence and feel unthreatened by violence and enjoy a view of nature. When I surf, […]

John & Ken Broadcast Live from Ventura’s Rally Against Vagrant Crime on May 3

John & Ken Broadcast Live from Ventura’s Rally Against Vagrant Crime on May 3

By Kevin Harris Fed-up Venturans rallied on Thursday afternoon, May 3, 2018, to protest lenient city policies toward homeless criminal behavior, which they say led directly to the senseless murder of a local restaurant patron, while his young daughter sat in his lap, on April 18.  Anthony Mele, 35, was having dinner with his family […]

Port Hueneme | Interview with Police Chief Andrew Salinas

Port Hueneme | Interview with Police Chief Andrew Salinas

Interview with Police Chief Andrew Salinas about 2017 crime statistics and goals for the Police Department in 2018 If you have any questions or suggestions regarding city issues email city manager Rod Butler <rbutler@cityofporthueneme.org>    Tom Dunn is a Port Hueneme resident who is publisher of Port Hueneme News, a digital newspaper (facebook @huenemenews)  and […]

Crime and Recycle | Ojai City Council 4/24

Crime and Recycle | Ojai City Council 4/24

By Jay Murphy Relative to recent past meetings, Tuesday evening’s Ojai City Council proved a rather quiet, almost casual affair. After roll call with all present and the Pledge of Allegiance, the meeting convened with a very sparse public presence.  After routine business, the council called attention to a group of Ojai residents who are […]

Advisory: Refuse to be a Victim!

Advisory: Refuse to be a Victim!

Crime Prevention is everybody’s business. No one can argue the City of Simi Valley is a safe place, but what if we told you we could make it even safer? We just need your help.  In 2017, Southern California experienced a number of crime patterns and significant property crimes that affected our city as well. […]

Commentary: Over 500 Members of MS-13 Linked to Crime in 22 States

Commentary: Over 500 Members of MS-13 Linked to Crime in 22 States

    More than 500 members of the violent gang MS-13 have been arrested or charged with crimes in 22 states since 2012, a new report says. The states with the most criminal cases related to MS-13 were California, with 92; Maryland, 85; New York, 80; and Virginia, 63, according to the report by Jessica […]

Advisory: Resources Available for Victims of Violent Crime

Advisory: Resources Available for Victims of Violent Crime

In high-profile criminal cases, the public focus is often aimed primarily at the suspects, mainly because people seek to understand why criminals prey upon others in our communities. What people often forget are the victims of those crimes, whose suffering can continue well beyond the criminal act itself. In law enforcement, our mission is to […]

2017 FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Data Shows a Decrease in Oxnard Crime

2017 FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Data Shows a Decrease in Oxnard Crime

The FBI gathers crime statistics from law enforcement agencies each year as part of their Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.  The UCR Program collects data on four violent crime and four property crime categories.  The purpose of the program is to generate a reliable set of crime statistics for use by law enforcement.  The Oxnard […]

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