Federal Takeover

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Department Tries To Avoid Federal Takeover

A federal judge has ordered city officials to negotiate with two lawyers who want the embattled Oakland Police Department to become the first in the nation to be taken over by the federal government.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland Considers Federal Takeover Of Police Internal Affairs

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier on the change in Oakland officials regarding a possible federal takeover.


Police officers surround the Occupy Oakland camp to secure the area before moving into the camp to take down tents to evict the protesters on November 14, 2011. (Photo by KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Oakland Police Department Could Be Headed For Federal Takeover

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said it’s possible the department could taken over following the latest report from a federal court appointed monitor.