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New Acting Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent (CBS)

Another Oakland Police Shakeup, 3rd Chief In Less Than A Week

Anthony Toribio, who took the helm of the department two days ago, is out as acting chief just days after assuming command. Deputy Chief Sean Whent has been sworn in as acting chief.

05/10/2013

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

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

Oakland Police Chief Jordan Takes Medical Leave; Plans Retirement

In a letter to officers, Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down for health reasons.

05/08/2013

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 Police Monitor Says City Making Slight Improvement In Reforms

An independent monitor says the Oakland Police Department is making a “slight improvement” in meeting reforms that were mandated in the settlement of a police brutality lawsuit a decade ago.

04/30/2013

Frenswa Raynor was shot in the face by an Oakland Police officer on April 3, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Teen Mistakenly Shot By Police Retains Lawyer

The family of an innocent 16-year-old boy shot in the face by Oakland police Wednesday night has retained a civil rights lawyer.

04/05/2013

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Officer Shoots Innocent Teen During Armed Robbery Investigation

An Oakland police officer responding to a report of an armed robbery near a downtown restaurant on Wednesday night shot and injured a teenager who wasn’t involved in the robbery, Police Chief Howard Jordan said Thursday.

04/04/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Graduates Its First Academy Class Since 2008

In a major step to improve low staffing levels, on Friday the Oakland Police Department graduated its first academy since 2008.

03/22/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Top Commanders To Play Key Role In New Oakland Police Strategy

Following reports that the Oakland Police Department will divide patrolling the city into five districts from the previous two, Chief Howard Jordan announced police commanders will be more accountable as part of a new community policing strategy.

03/18/2013

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Phil Matier: OPD Crime Strategy Shrinks Districts, Doesn’t Add Officers

This weekend Oakland’s Police Department is changing its strategy per the recommendation of consultant team on fighting crime by shrinking police districts. Critics say it doesn’t add more police.

03/15/2013

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