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Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman

La Jolla gunman was 'relaxing and shooting people' poolside

Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman approaches crime scene where a gunman shot eight people, one fatally.

A gunman who appeared relaxed, opened fire at a birthday pool party in a La Jolla apartment complex last night, killing one person and injuring several others reports San Diego police.

Report: San Diego violent crime rates lowest in decades

Overall crime in San Diego decreased by 2.3 percent in 2016 from 2015, with violent crime decreasing 4.5 percent.

In front of the San Diego Police Department Headquarters, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman and Councilmember and public safety committee chair Chris Cate discussed how the department’s community-focused approach has contributed to San Diego’s violent crime rate dropping to the lowest level in four decades.

Mayor Faulconer and Police Chief stand firm in keeping community safe

Mayor Faulconer, police officials and community members hold city safety meeting on Monday.

On Monday morning San Diego’s most powerful lawmakers, police officials and business owners gathered at Mayor Faulconer’s office to discuss details of how San Diego will handle security for their nightclubs and businesses in the wake of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Florida.