Junge Says Businesses Back Oakland Crime-Fighting

Junge Says Businesses Back Oakland Crime-Fighting Play

Jan. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Paul Junge, vice president and public policy director for the Oakland, California, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, talks with Bloomberg's Alison Vekshin about the city's crime rate and decision to hire former New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton as a consultant. Murders rose by 22 percent, burglaries grew by 43 percent, and robberies increased by 24 percent in 2012 compared with 2011, according to Oakland's 2012 year-end crime report. (Source: Bloomberg)

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