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Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

The DAC: A Costly Distraction from Making Oakland Safer (Community Voices)

The proposed DAC aka Domain Awareness Center, linking private and OPD operated surveillance video, Shotspotter microphones, license scanners is probably a done deal as far as this Tuesday’s City Council vote goes.  But it’s a fiscally dumb deal that will divert money away from improving the timing and quality of OPD response to crimes, as