Oakland Police Department investigates homicide at Grizzly Peak

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According to a warning from the Oakland Police Department, the department is currently investigating a homicide that took place on Grizzly Peak today. The Oakland Police Department warning also advised the campus community to maintain safe travel practices.

The Oakland Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred today on Grizzly Peak, according to a warning from UCPD.
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California needs to better regulate surveillance

Data from the Oakland Police Department showed that license plate readers were disproportionately dispatched in low-income communities and communities of racial minorities. This can create a “chilling effect” on the freedom of expression of minority groups. And it can reinforce already stigmatized communities by creating a “feedback loop” in which police are repeatedly sent to a particular neighborhood regardless of that neighborhood’s true crime rate.
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