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Fresno Police Captain Wants to Become Next Chief

One of the first applicants for the soon-to-be-vacant Fresno police chief position is an internal candidate. “I believe I have the abilities to fight crime, engage the community, and build trust." — Fresno police Capt. Mark Salazar, on why he is applying to...

Fresno’s 911 System Has an Emergency Situation

Fresno has an emergency. Calling 911 isn’t the solution, but rather the problem itself. Nearly 1,000 calls a day come into Fresno’s 911 system. There are not enough dispatchers to handle them, leading to potentially life-threatening delays in getting throug...