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...

Smittcamp: DUI death = murder

It’s a simple message, but one that bears repeating especially during this holiday season: don’t drink and drive. That piece of advice is nothing new for District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp and other law enforcement leaders who spoke with the media at a recent ne...