Fresno police advisory board

Questions Over Police Board Secrecy

When Fresno’s new police advisory committee convenes Tuesday for its first regular meeting, there will be no published agenda and no public participation in the group’s discussions. That’s because the entire group is appointed by the mayor and does not fall...

Breakdown of Fresno’s Proposed 2018 Budget: Police

Under Mayor Lee Brand’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, the Fresno Police Department will see a 3.9 percent increase in funding, from $169,088,600 to $176,053,100. Likewise, the revenue collected by the department is projected to rise by 33.4 percent...

Will More Police Make Fresno Safer?

Public safety dominated the 2016 mayoral campaign. Mayor Brand stated a goal of 1,000 officers on multiple occasions on the campaign trail and wants to get there by the end of his term. In his recently re...

Mental health experts react to viral video

The viral video has been seen on Facebook and You Tube more than 300,000 times. Earlier this month, police confronted a naked man walking in central Fresno. After not listening orders to stop, he is Tased. Sources tell GV Wire the man had mental issues. We ...

Noble’s family continue protest

The friends and family of Dylan Noble, the unarmed man shot and killed by Fresno police last summer, continue to protest his death. About seven protesters gathered in front of the District Attorney’s office Monday afternoon, waiting for answers. The protest...