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Stockton PD recognized for reduction in violent crime

Safewise.com, a blog that focuses on home and community safety, featured Stockton and the efforts of its police department today, citing a dramatic decline in violent crime in 2013. The hard work of the SPD is improving the streets of Stockton

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COPS show featurning Stockton PD set to air Saturday on SPIKE

COPS show 2610 airs Nov. 16th on SPIKE @ 8/7 central

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Police make arrest in deadly Lodi crash

Police arrested Ryan Christopher Morales, 28, today on suspicion of murder and other crimes in connection with a deadly collision that killed six people, authorities said. According to Lt. Sierra Brucia, a spokesman for the Lodi Police Department, Morales was taken into custody at a Sacramento-area hospital, where he was being treated for injuries sustained [...]

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Stockton PD segment from upcoming season of COPS

The “Cops” crew had its cameras rolling as Officer Thomas Heslin of the Stockton Police Department located a loaded and concealed firearm during a vehicle stop. Click on the link below to see the segment, which will air on an upcoming episode of “Cops” on Spike TV. COPS segment  

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Memorial Day Weekend DUI enforcement

Local law enforcement agencies are launching Memorial Day Weekend DUI campaigns to catch motorists driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The Avoid the 10: San Joaquin County DUI Campaign will conduct DUI saturation patrols from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday in Stockton; from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday in Lodi; from [...]

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Stockton PD investigating two more murders

Homicide detectives are investigating two more murders after two people were mortally wounded in separate shootings over the past 12 hours in Stockton. A 37-year-old store clerk at Paisano Market in the 2400 block of East Main Street was shot and killed shortly after 10 p.m. Friday. Four people were shot shortly before 4 a.m. [...]

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4 a.m. update on drive-by shooting victims

A man is fighting for his life at San Joaquin General Hospital at this hour after being shot in the head in a south Stockton neighborhood Friday night. Two people, an unidentified man and woman, were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the 400 block of West Third Street about 8:39 p.m. The man remains [...]

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Two shot in south Stockton, one in critical condition

Two people were shot and at least one sustained life-threatening injuries Friday night during a drive-by shooting in south Stockton. Police responded to reports of shots fired at 8:39 p.m. and located two victims, one male and one female. The man was taken to San Joaquin General Hospital with a gunshot wound to the head. [...]

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So much for dinner

Even the dinner breaks are intense on this beat! I was headed to El Grullence for a chicken burrito shortly afer 8 p.m. when we received word that a police officer and a parolee had been hit by a car while fighting in the middle of Miner Avenue near North San Joaquin Street. Fortunately, I [...]

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First week on the crime beat

The bodies of two adults were discovered Tuesday afternoon in the back on this Mitsubishi Montero. My first week on the crime beat has been interesting, to say the least. After 10 years in The Record’s sports department, I walked into the newsroom Tuesday wondering what would happen on my first day flying solo on [...]

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