Barbara Booth sits for a portrait while holding a photograph of her son Ryan Booth, who was murdered, while her granddaughter Na’Ryah Booth, 5, looks on in Stockton, California, U.S., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Budget cuts have forced the elimination of the narcotics, park patrol and downtown bicycling units, Jones said in a June 14 interview. Stockton, a city verging on bankruptcy located about 80 miles (130 kilometers) east of San Francisco, has seen a surge in murders in recent years as the number of police officers has declined from budget cuts and voluntary departures from the stigma of the city’s financial troubles. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images