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Price set to become first Black Alameda County DA

Original post made on Nov 30, 2022

Civil rights attorney Pamela Price will be sworn in as the first Black district attorney in Alameda County following a close election race that first had her trailing behind her challenger and longtime county prosecutor Terry Wiley.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 10:45 AM

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Posted by Swagu
a resident of Bridle Creek
on Nov 30, 2022 at 12:54 pm

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This amazing news is sure to clean up all the crime and homelessness all over the area!

Posted by MichaelB
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Dec 1, 2022 at 7:36 am

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""I am so grateful to my amazing campaign team, my campaign manager and our communications director who worked tirelessly to make sure voters understood what was really and truthfully at stake in this race," Price said."

Some of us did understand what was at stake. Someone who wants to go easy on the criminals ("diversion" and "restorative justice" programs) while getting tough on the court system/law enforcement. Sorry, but I don't feel any safer as a result of this. When results are not as expected and things start going wrong, expect Price to complain that any criticism of her soft on crime policies are "racially motivated".

Posted by Ron
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 1, 2022 at 12:16 pm

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Price is a "catch and release" and "anti-cop" DA!

Posted by cs
a resident of Amador Valley High School
on Dec 6, 2022 at 10:19 am

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The losses here are simply the victims of crime.
Maybe I'm the one that's losing it. I keep hearing how concerned everyone is about crime in the Bay Area, but we elected a DA who has been clear that she is against incarceration and any type of accountability.

The good news is we should be able to save money in the public defender's office. With her as DA, we may not need a public defender's office.

Posted by Joe V
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 6, 2022 at 3:07 pm

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Alameda County elected a District Attorney who ran on a platform that has failed before. She sold it to the voters, but it will be more difficult getting all the other departments on board, like the Oakland Police Department. Not only is she learning a new position of government, which I'm sure will be difficult, she will be trying to implement changes that will require her entire department to be on board, employees that she has never worked with before. I can only hope that she is successful in making Alameda County a safer place to reside.

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