We must continue to progress our goals to reimagine and transform our public safety system. As we face growing challenges through the pandemic, it is critical that proven strategies and approaches are resourced and implemented.
Gun Violence Resolution
With your support, the Council unanimously voted in favor of my gun violence resolution to declare gun violence a public health crisis and endorse Community organizations call on the County to direct an equitable amount of the $300 million in American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) funds into violence prevention resources. Read my full press release on the vote, by clicking here.
Adopted District 7 Budget Amendments
Council American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Allocations
Restorated full funding of fire department services to protect public safety and health
Restored Ceasefire Operations
Restored Sideshow Enforcement
Restored Traffic Enforcement
Restored Community Resource Officers
Restored Fire Department services/stations
Sustained Violence Prevention Programs based on estimated Measure Z Shortfall
Transferred MACRO Program from Department of Violence Prevention (DVP) to Oakland Fire Department (OFD)
Summer wildfire prevention
Gun Tracing Equipment to help track and stop gun violence and illegal gun dealing