Oakland Police Consultant Bratton Launching Social Network For CopsThe final stages were nearly completed for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.
Bratton Report Urges Oakland Police To Focus On Solving RobberiesA newly-released report by law enforcement expert William Bratton urges the Oakland Police Department to make solving property crimes, such as burglaries, a priority.
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.
Bratton Report Revealed, Lists Oakland Police ProblemsThe 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.
Oakland Has Nation’s Highest Robbery Rate, FBI Data ShowsAs 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.
Oakland Mom: 'I Am Scared To Be Having A Black Boy' Amid Gun ViolenceThe 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."
Oakland Council Weighs Hiring Bratton, Anti-Crime MeasuresThe Oakland City Council heard public comment Tuesday night on four crime-fighting proposals that proponents say will help Oakland reduce its high crime rate.
Phil Matier: Oakland Vote Set On Hiring Of Policing Heavyweight BrattonA 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.
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.
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.”
Oakland Officials Blame Woman’s Murder For Setting Off Violent Crime WarAuthorities in Oakland held a news conference Monday to discuss the alarming wave of shootings in the city over the weekend that killed four and wounded 11 more.
Former LA Police Chief Hired To Help Oakland Reduce CrimeBesieged by spikes in murders and violent crime, Oakland city officials said Thursday they have hired former New York City police commissioner and Los Angeles police chief Bill Bratton as a consultant.