GEOGRAPHY Oakland: Robbery Capital of the U.S. Oakland, California, endures more robberies than other American cities. However, law-enforcement experts discourage reliance on such crime statistics. Why? Discussion Ideas: Oakland, California, is the “robbery capital of the United States.” Robbery is less invasive than burglary, where criminals enter a person’s home or business. It is less violent than murder or assault. After reading the Oakland Tribune … Continue reading Oakland: Robbery Capital of the U.S.