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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

A Occupy Oakland protester stands in front of the police line as the police block streets near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Officers To Be Disciplined For Occupy Protest Incidents

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Friday that he wants to discipline 44 of his officers for misconduct in their handling of Occupy Oakland protesters at three major demonstrations in the past year.

10/12/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Reports Jump In Juvenile Crime

The Oakland Police Department has seen a marked increase in the number of juveniles committing crimes this year.

08/02/2012

Oakland police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Chief Wants More Officers On The Street

Oakland’s top cop is looking to reorganize his department, after a new report shows violent crime is up in the city.

07/11/2012

Oakland Shooting Scene

OPD Chief Apologizes To Family Of Teen Shot And Killed By Police

The family of a teen shot and killed by Oakland police earlier this month, after allegedly pointing a handgun at officers, received an apology from Police chief Howard Jordan in a face-to-face meeting.

05/17/2012

The booking photo for Oakland school massacre suspect One L. Goh. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Oakland Shooting Suspect Was Expelled, Felt Disrespected

One Goh’s life was on the skids even before he became the suspect in the nation’s biggest mass school shooting since Virginia Tech.

04/03/2012

Oakland police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Police Chief Gives Himself Tough Grade As Violent Crime Rate Rises

One of the reasons Chief Jordan says things are looking up is because Oakland is launching its first police academy in nearly four years.

03/23/2012

Oakland’s Police Chief Asks For Public Input On Safety Needs

Crime and violence are words that have become synonymous with the city of Oakland, but the police chief said that he is working to change that by asking the community to help police.

03/20/2012

Police officers protect the City Hall

Occupy Oakland Members Claim Police Abuse During Saturday Protest

Members of Occupy Oakland stood on the steps of Oakland City Hall on Wednesday, making claims of excessive force and baseless arrests during demonstrations Saturday.

02/01/2012

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