Oakland City Council Meeting Discussing ShotSpotter Benefits and Funding
KNTV March 14, 2014 –Oakland Mayor Jean Quan voices her support for ShotSpotter gunshot detection system. During budget negotiations, leaders are looking for ways to sponsor the project for the coming year. Results have been good with the ShotSpotter system, measured in increasing gun arrests and providing additional data supporting followups to criminal investigations. According to Mayor Quan, crime in the City of Oakland has decreased, in fact the largest drop of large sized cities in nation. Even day to day crime has decreased making the city safer for its citizens. Visit http://www.shotspotter.com for more information about the world's leading gunfire detection technology.
ShotSpotter Gunfire Detection System Competes for Oakland City Funding
KCBS 13 Marc 15 2014 — ShotSpotter has taken more than 340 guns off the streets of Oakland, gaining support for the competing resources of the city. Many people have stopped reporting gunfire as the city due to to the time of night or just frequent occurances. ShotSpotter fills that need, never resting by hearing, qualifying and promptly reporting each incidence of gunfire in its area. Visit http://www.shotspotter.com for more information about the world's leading gunfire detection technology.