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Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Sees Uptick In Community Members Reporting Crimes

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said residents are looking to take their neighborhoods back.


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

Oakland Police Grapple With Deadliest Week In Recent Years

The city of Oakland has seen seven homicides in as many days.


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.


Oakland Police Department helicopter, also known as Argus. (CBS)

Donation Allows Oakland Police Helicopter To Fly Again

A donation from a private group will help the Oakland Police Department’s helicopter spend more time in the air to help catch criminals, Police Chief Howard Jordan said Wednesday.


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.


Protesters are tear-gassed by police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Use Streaming Video To Monitor May Day Occupy Protests

Oakland’s police chief and mayor watched from a command center downtown as the events of the May Day protests unfolded in real time a few blocks away, thanks to streaming video cameras carried by several police officers and live webcam feeds posted online by the demonstrators themselves.


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OPD Training Staff To Better Handle Occupy-Style Protests

The Oakland Police Department is changing its crowd management policies after it received more than a thousand complaints stemming from scuffles during last year’s Occupy protests.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

New Oakland Police Crime Tracker Expected To Speed Response Times

Oakland’s police chief is hoping a high tech approach to tracking crime trends can make a big difference for a department that many says is extremely short staffed. This comes as the Oakland Police Department received so many calls for help on Friday that officers couldn’t respond to all of them.


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.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Hills Residents Complain About Rash Of Burglaries

Residents have said burglaries surged in Oakland over the last year, and some Oakland Hills homeowners said properties have seen multiple break-ins over the past month.