Oakland Protests Have Law Enforcement Officials Worried For Their SafetyOakland councilman Noel Gallo said police officers, CHP officers and county sheriff's deputies have called him to say they are concerned for their safety during the recent protests.
Oakland City Council Strikes Down Youth Curfew ProposalThe Oakland City Council’s Public Safety Committee decided not to proceed with a controversial proposal for a city-wide youth curfew on Wednesday night. It was the third time that such a measure has been defeated in the last several years.
Oakland City Council Considers Youth CurfewThe Oakland City Council’s Public Safety Committee will consider a curfew proposal for the city’s youth on Tuesday night. The proposal—the third in the last several years—comes as 11 minors have been killed in gun violence this year.
Oakland City Leaders Call For More Protection After High-Profile ShootingsOakland city leaders joined residents in calling for the police and the mayor to provide more protection after the recent high-profile shooting deaths of a popular dog walker and a young girl attending a sleepover.
CHP Renews Oakland Patrols, Sheriff's Office Pulls DeputiesThe California Highway Patrol has renewed a deal to help Oakland's undermanned police force by patrolling the city's streets while the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will not.
Oakland Councilmember Seeks State of Emergency After Girl, Officers ShotAn Oakland City Council member has asked the City Attorney to declare a state of emergency in the wake of this past week’s shootings of two police officers and an 8-year-old girl.