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Bill Bratton

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Police Consultant Bratton Launching Social Network For Cops

The final stages were nearly completed for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.

09/02/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Bratton Report Urges Oakland Police To Focus On Solving Robberies

A newly-released report by law enforcement expert William Bratton urges the Oakland Police Department to make solving property crimes, such as burglaries, a priority.

05/09/2013

Oakland Police Department - (CBS)

Phil Matier: What’s Next For Oakland Police Department?

Some are questioning who would actually want the job with a higher crime rate and depleted force in the city.

05/09/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bratton Report Revealed, Lists Oakland Police Problems

The sudden retirement of Police Chief Howard Jordan derailed plans to release law enforcement expert Bill Bratton’s report on cutting crime in Oakland. Despite the canceled announcement, KPIX 5 obtained a copy of the report.

05/08/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Has Nation’s Highest Robbery Rate, FBI Data Shows

As Oakland prepares to hear from law enforcement expert Bill Bratton about his recommendations to fight crime, new FBI numbers show the city has the highest robbery rate in the country.

05/08/2013

Police at the scene of a fatal shooting at 40th St. and Market St. in Oakland, April 25, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mom: ‘I Am Scared To Be Having A Black Boy’ Amid Gun Violence

The city of Oakland is looking for new ideas to stop a surge in gun violence. Jessica Hollie, an expectant mother, told city council: “I tried to talk about this a lot before I came because I didn’t want to cry: I am sad and scared to be having a black boy in Oakland.”

01/23/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Council Weighs Hiring Bratton, Anti-Crime Measures

The Oakland City Council heard public comment Tuesday night on four crime-fighting proposals that proponents say will help Oakland reduce its high crime rate.

01/23/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Phil Matier: Oakland Vote Set On Hiring Of Policing Heavyweight Bratton

A big vote is slated for Tuesday night, when the Oakland City Council will formally weigh in on the proposed hiring of police consultant William Bratton, formerly Los Angeles Police Chief and New York Police Commissioner.

01/22/2013

Attendees wait their turn to speak inside Oakland City Council chambers, January 15, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Plan To Hire Police Consultant Under Fire Over ‘Stop And Frisk’

Emotions ran high at Oakland City Hall on Tuesday night as dozens of people spoke out against a controversial plan to bring a former Los Angeles and New York police chief in to advise Oakland’s Police Department.

01/16/2013

William J. "Bill" Bratton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Oakland Crime Fighting Consultant Defends ‘Stop-And-Frisk’

In an interview with CBS 5, William Bratton talked about his crime fighting strategy and his support of the practice called “stop-and-frisk.”

01/14/2013

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