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How Oxnard deals with street gangs

How Oxnard deals with street gangs

By George Miller, July 14, 2014   Editor’s note: This article was published 4 years ago. It is being re-released now because of all the discussion since enforcement was suspended and a modified version is to be considered after public meetings. Read about the discussion at the 7-17-18 Council meeting. Also read Armando Vazquez’s injunction […]

Oxnard PD Asst. Chief Whitney appointed as Acting Assistant City Manager

Oxnard PD Asst. Chief Whitney appointed as Acting Assistant City Manager

By George Miller (updated Friday, 12/19 11 AM) Multiple people have commented favorably on Assistant Chief Whitney and will tell you that he’s intelligent, organized, thoughtful and a very effective communicator/manager. So, although it’s not common to shift people from a police dept. into a city administrative management position, this move made by City Manager Greg Nyhoff makes […]

Oxnard Community Relations Commission Public Safety Subcommittee unilaterally dissolved amid great controversy

Oxnard Community Relations Commission Public Safety Subcommittee unilaterally dissolved amid great controversy

By George Miller Orlando Dozier, Community Relations Commission Chairman and 2013 City Council candidate, unilaterally dissolved all subcommittees, including the “Public Safety Subcommittee,” which had been established by a vote of the Commission . It was believed that the main reason for his action was that the subcommittee had been looking into allegations of police […]