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Citrus Heights police: Too quick to shoot?

Officers in the city of Citrus Heights, a suburb of Sacramento, shot and killed more residents per capita from 2013 through 2016 than any other department of significant size in California. Citrus Heights police shot and killed the same number of people from 2013 through 2016 as the Police Department in Oakland, a city with five times as many residents and a much higher violent crime rate.

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Two police killings two decades apart leave same questions for Sacramento families

The Police Department will meet with city officials on Tuesday to decide whether to pursue an internal affairs investigation into the July shooting death of Joseph Mann. Officer John Tennis, one of two officers who fired shots, may have inflicted the injury that killed another suspect in 1997. The families of those two victims are waiting to see if police accountability has changed in the decades between the deaths.

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Sacramento sheriff revokes dozens of concealed carry permits following arrests, gun crimes

In the years since Sheriff Scott Jones took office, concealed carry permits have surged in Sacramento County, and now number about 8,000. As of February of this year, Jones had revoked more than 150 county-issued permits for a variety of reasons, including gun-related crimes. In 2015, Jones’ office had a higher rate of revocations to permits than any of the other 25 counties with the most active permits that year.

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