Antioch City Hires Private Security for Downtown Patrol Amid Growing Crime Concerns

ANTIOCH, Calif. – In response to concerns from downtown merchants about rising crime, the city of Antioch has made the decision to hire private security to patrol its public parking lots and other assets. The City Council unanimously approved a $150,000 expenditure for this purpose for the current and next fiscal years, drawing funds from the general fund. Spearhead Protection has been awarded the contract. The move comes after a small group of business owners …

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