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Oakland Police Department

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Oakland Police Make Arrests Involving Human Trafficking, Child Prostitution On International Blvd.

Oakland police have made arrests in two different sexual assault and human trafficking cases, both of which involved juvenile victims.

04/18/2014

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Oakland Police Department Gets 47 New Officers From Big Recruiting Class

Forty-seven new officers joined the Oakland Police Department on Friday in a graduation ceremony for what the department said was the largest recruiting class in its history.

04/04/2014

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Teenager Killed , Man Injured In Oakland Shootings

Oakland Police Department says a 17-year-old is dead and a 22-year-old is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg in a pair of shootings early Monday.

03/31/2014

Oakland police released this surveillance image of a sexual assault suspect from an incident on San Pablo Ave. (OPD)

Oakland Police Investigating Broad-Daylight Kidnapping, Sexual Assault

Oakland Police Department are asking the public’s help with an investigation of a kidnapping, sexual assault that happened this week on San Pablo Ave. during broad daylight.

03/28/2014

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Oakland Police Stop Blacks At Far Higher Rate, Asians Top Traffic Stops

Oakland Police said in a preliminary report released on Monday that while blacks comprise 28 percent of Oakland’s population, they accounted for 62 percent of nearly 15,000 police stops during an eight-month period last year.

03/24/2014

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Memorial Honors 4 Oakland Police Officers Gunned Down 5 Years Ago

About 150 people gathered at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland Friday morning for a memorial Mass in honor of four Oakland police officers who were killed by a wanted parolee five years ago.

03/21/2014

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Oakland Police On Track To Hire 100 New Officers By Year’s End

The Oakland Police Department says it’s on track to hire 100 new officers by the end of the year signaling a potential turnaround for the force that has struggled with dwindling numbers for years.

03/21/2014

Authorities on the scene of a raid of a home on the 2300 block of 90th Avenue in Oakland on March 18, 2014. (CBS)

8 Arrested, Drugs Seized In Raid Of East Oakland Home

Authorities said they uprooted a significant criminal enterprise Tuesday when armed FBI and swat teams raided a home in East Oakland.

03/18/2014

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Oakland Considers Scrapping ShotSpotter, Richmond Says They Couldn’t Do Without It

While some on the Oakland Police Department are pushing to do away with ShotSpotter technology, the City of Richmond says it couldn’t do without it.

03/18/2014

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Police Sergeant’s Son Accidentally Shoots Himself At Danville Home

The son of two Oakland police officers was hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself in the arm at his Danville home.

03/01/2014

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