Chief Jerry Dyer Announces Overall Drop in Fresno Crime

Following his monthly Crime View Meeting, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer met with the press Wednesday to highlight an overall decline in both violent and property crime despite a massive rise in murders from 2016 to 2017. Dyer cited a 9.9 percent drop in vi...

Dyer defends police; Council approves rifle order

The police chief wanted to protect his department. Community activist bristled at the thought of the militarization of those who are supposed to protect and serve them. A councilman who has straddled the line of both sides tried to bridge the two opposing forc...