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HAYWARD, Calif. -- Hayward Police Chief Diane Urban attended the South Hayward Community meeting on November 2012 with a large delegation from Hayward Police Department (HPD), committed to combating a spate of jewelry thefts and home burglaries, offered crime-prevention advice to community members and enlisted the public’s help to fight crime.


Given that the price of gold is at record levels, there has been an increase in the number of people whose gold necklaces have been torn from their person. Most incidents occur in broad daylight. ...
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Rescue of child prostitutes

ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. -- On Thursday, December 6, 2012, the Alameda County Vice Enforcement Team (ACVET) conducted a CSEC (Commercially Sexually Exploited Children) Recovery and Prostitution “out-call” and “in-call” operation at a hotel in Emeryville. The undercover operation’s focus was recovery of commercially sexually-exploited children, arrests of adult prostitutes and the arrest of male customers (aka “Johns”). The operation also focused on identifying and arresting suspected pimps/exploiters and persons who transport or aid in prostitution activity. ...
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Cal-GRIP funding
Hayward PD receives $500,000 to continue gang-suppression work

HAYWARD, Calif. -- Hayward Police Department (PD) is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant to continue its gang reduction efforts. In 2007, Governor Schwarzenegger announced the creation of the California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention (Cal-GRIP) initiative to provide a comprehensive approach to addressing gang violence. Through this initiative, Hayward PD developed the Hayward Positive Alternatives for Youth (HPAY) program. Hayward PD has previously been awarded the grant which is due to expire at the end of 2012.

HPAY’s goals include increasing youth’s ability to resist violence and other negative behaviors, improved academic performance and reduced gang membership. ...
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