King City has seen a recent spike in shootings having eight shooting incidents in the last six days. This has resulted in two individuals being shot. In response to this recent increase King City will be conducting proactive patrol with the assistance of personnel from the following agencies:
Monterey County Sheriff’s Department
California Highway Patrol
Greenfield Police Department
Gonzales Police Department.
Soledad Police Department
King City wishes to thank these partners in assisting in our efforts to make our community safe.
King City has recently completed a Youth Violence Taskforce with community members and professionals in the public sector. The taskforce has developed several strategies to assist in combating the ongoing violence in our community. King City is in the process of implementing several immediate strategies and is working toward implementing the long range ones.