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Oakland: Public Safety Crisis.

How a swinging pendulum in the City Council devastated public safety in Oakland.

Investigation opened over $1.2M in Oakland Chinatown

Investigation opened over $1.2M in Oakland Chinatown

A formal request for the investigation, prosecution, and holding of taxpayer funds was submitted to the Oakland City Council, City Auditor and City Attorney by Carl Chan, OCCC president, after he was notified by a board member from the Center for Public Safety ...

A Swinging Pendulum during a Public Safety Crisis in Oakland

A Swinging Pendulum during a Public Safety Crisis in Oakland

The Oakland City Council vote to refund the police—after voting to defund the police just six months earlier—was not enough to reverse the trend of rising violence and the city continued on its trajectory in 2021 as the deadliest year and did not cease in 2022.

How Hate Crimes Fueled Citizens’ Call for Surveillance

How Hate Crimes Fueled Citizens’ Call for Surveillance

After the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, Oakland Chinatown quickly became an epicenter of anti-Asian hate, reflecting a nationwide rise in anti-Asian hate crimes and incidents, amid a public safety crisis that wracked the entire city of Oakland with violent crime.

From Defund to Refund in 6 months

A Public Safety Crisis
in the City of Oakland

Racially/Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism

Impacts of Asian Hate
on Oakland Chinatown