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Oakland Residents Turn to Private Security Sector for Protection

Since 2011 auto thefts in Oakland have increased 33 percent, burglaries have risen nearly 40 percent and robberies have jumped 54 percent, according to police records.

Read this report from SFGate on the measures Oakland residents are taking to protect their homes and property, in an effort to compensate for the city’s police force that is currently stretched too thin.

 

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