Although it looks to be quite an affluent city, you’d be dead wrong. The population is only 25,000, but the crime rate soars to 14.78, which isn’t a good thing at all. The city’s political bodies have already consulted with the nearby Sherriff’s Department over at Riverside County just for added protection and safety. Whoever of those police officers get assigned here have a reason to be pretty scared.
It is a very sad day for residents when they realize one of their biggest revenue generators, the Oracle Arena, is regarded by outsiders entering the city from the airport to be gross and sketchy. People passing through may be seen walking at a fast pace to get to their final destination. While being associated with the rise of the tech industry and financial growth, Oakland is still the most dangerous city in California. With over 15 violent crimes per 1,000 people according to the FBI and other local law enforcement agencies, Oakland come in at number 1.