Police hiring boom hits Bay Area departments
"Police unions have argued the crime increases were directly tied to the cuts, but experts are less confident. Franklin E. Zimring, a crime expert and professor at UC Berkeley's law school, said it's not clear if those increases are troubling trends or "just variation that can come down as easily as it goes up.""
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