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Drummond: How valuable a policing tool is ShotSpotter?
SST Inc. data shows that system that detects and locates gunfire doesn't merely replicate 911 calls but also helps to solve crimes.
Drummond: Will Oakland finally get a real public safety plan?
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has assembled a planning group to develop a violence prevention blueprint for the city.
Drummond: Former Oakland police Chief Batts in hot seat in Baltimore
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has gotten criticism for the police killing of Freddie Gray and his handling of violent protests after Gray's funeral.
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Cocktail Chronicles: The Fountainhead in San Jose
Architects, not politics, inspired the owner of new downtown San Jose drinking establishment.
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One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik in Twitter war
Insults exchanged Wednesday by former One Direction members reveal some boy band drama.