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Stockton Homicide Rate

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Stockton’s Homicide Rate Sees Drastic Drop Following Record-Breaking Year

Stockton made national headlines after a year of violence ended with a record-breaking murder rate. Now closing in on another year, the city’s homicide numbers are drastically down from 71 to 32.

12/29/2013

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Stockton Police Outline Hiring, Enforcement Plans For Next Three Years

Cash-strapped department in bankrupt city is getting a chance to beef up its enforcement after Measure A increased sales tax in the city.

11/15/2013

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Memorial Held For Stockton Triple Homicide Victims Killed While Sleeping

A Stockton family murdered as they slept in their own home was remembered Sunday night.

11/10/2013

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Driver Faces Homicide Charges In Crash That Killed Corrections Officer

Matthew Luke, 25, is accused of causing a chain reaction crash after he had been drinking. Officers say he had a .05 BAC three hours after the accident.

11/07/2013

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Stockton Voters To Decide On Sales Tax Benefiting For Law Enforcement, Bankruptcy

If passed by more than 50 percent of voters, Measure A would increase Stockton’s sales tax to 9 percent. Measure B would tell city leaders to spend 65 percent of that new revenue on law enforcement, and 35 percent on getting out of bankruptcy.

11/04/2013

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Stockton Woman’s Family, Friends Hold Vigil To Mark Anniversary Of Her Murder

Surveillance video released by Stockton Police shows a car driving by that apparently stops off camera. Two teens walk up to the car and riddle it with bullets.

10/20/2013

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‘Clean Up Stockton’ App Will Help Residents Report Graffiti Around City

A new iPhone app is currently being beta tested that would allow people to report pictures of graffiti, broken glass, or litter around town.

10/14/2013

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Stockton Presents Plan To Escape Bankruptcy, Wonders Why Feds Didn’t Throw Them A Line

The Stockton City Council is outlining its plan for the city to emerge from Chapter 9 bankruptcy, while it wonders why it’s not getting the same assistance from the federal government as Detroit.

10/01/2013

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Stockton Homicide Drop Allows Officers To Investigate Last Year’s Unsolved Cases

Candles and trinkets mark where five people were shot Tuesday night outside a corner market. The city’s 20th murder this year remains unsolved.

09/19/2013

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Suspect Accused Of Fatally Shooting Stockton Teen Caught In San Jose

Police have arrested a teenager wanted for killing another teen in Stockton on Friday.

09/04/2013

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1 Person Shot And Killed In Stockton In Attempted Home Invasion Robbery

Stockton police say one person was killed during an attempted home invasion robbery overnight, but just who did the shooting is unclear at this point.

09/02/2013

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Stockton Police Searching For Suspect In Teen’s Fatal Shooting

A homicide suspect is on the run from police after killing a Stockton teen Friday evening.

08/31/2013

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