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This week's police log

Original post made on May 3, 2011

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting the more mundane, such as routine traffic stops, service requests, noise complaints and domestic disturbances.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, May 2, 2011, 1:46 PM

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Posted by Vicki
a resident of Danville
on May 3, 2011 at 9:07 am

I have asked this question before, what exactly is promiscuous shooting? Anyone???

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Posted by Diane
a resident of Danville
on May 3, 2011 at 4:05 pm

Vicki, I believe promiscuous shooting is when someone calls the police to report hearing gunshots and the police investigate.

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Posted by jrm
a resident of Vista Grande Elementary School
on May 3, 2011 at 8:01 pm

jrm is a registered user.

Didn't Snoop Dogg make a song about this?

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Posted by Police Chief Steve Simpkins
a resident of Danville
on May 4, 2011 at 4:15 pm

Police Chief Steve Simpkins is a registered user.

Good afternoon,

That’s a question we see often, and it’s one of those areas of ‘police jargon’ that have been around for a long time.

Yes, as Diane said, a promiscuous shooting is when the police receive a call from a resident regarding what they believe to be gunshots. An officer is dispatched to check out the report. If nothing is found it is listed in our daily report as a promiscuous shooting.

Hope this helps.



Steve Simpkins, Chief of Police
Danville Police Department
(925) 314-3700

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Posted by Tom
a resident of John Baldwin Elementary School
on May 8, 2011 at 1:23 pm

I would like to thank the Danville Police Department for their recent pursuit on Paraiso and Everett Drive. Our police department did an OUTSTANDING job. It all worked that day with everyones' eyes and ears working with the police department.


This resulted in one arrest, however we continue to have too much wrong activity on our streets. We continue to have one house on Paraiso Drive that attracts the wrong kids into our neighborhood. These kids have been in the system that live at this house (one for stealing a car and the other for stealing money from their employer). We see drugs and money exchanged on a daily basis.

We look forward to working with the police department to remove this problem from our community.


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