The family of an unarmed barber who was shot to death by Oakland police is suing the City of Oakland.
The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has decided not to file charges against two Oakland police officers who shot and killed barbershop owner Derrick Jones during a confrontation in East Oakland on Nov. 8.
The Alameda County district attorney has decided not to press any charges against the two Oakland police officers who shot and killed an unarmed man last November.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held a hearing Thursday in Oakland over issues of excessive force by police.
The FBI agreed Wednesday to a request from Oakland’s police chief to investigate last month’s fatal shooting of an unarmed man by officers.
About 30 people gathered in front of the Alameda County Administration Building in Oakland Tuesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of barbershop owner Derrick Jones by two Oakland police officers on Nov. 8.
Police Chief Anthony Batts acknowledged the calls from the African American community for answers and an explanation about the incident, but cautioned that a thorough investigation would take time.
For the second straight day, a rally will be held today to protest the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by two Oakland police officers on Monday night.
Nearly 100 people gathered at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday night to protest the fatal shooting of Derrick Jones by two police officers on Monday.
Oakland police officers shot and killed a 37-year-old man after responding to reports of a domestic dispute at a laundromat, according to a spokesman.