Oakland Police Department
A dozen candidates who want to be mayor of Oakland faced off Thursday night in a campaign debate at City Hall in which public safety was hot-button issue.
Police officers in Oakland are now in line for an upgrade on police radios that they said are unreliable.
Individuals who have been arrested in Oakland for prostitution-related offenses and been charged by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office will now be featured on the Oakland Police Department’s website.
Oakland’s 911center has undergone a $750,000 upgrade in technology and equipment. The center, which receives an estimated 1,500 calls a day, now meets current standards and improves communications between the public and police.
A 13-year-old girl reported to police that the sexual assault occurred on the morning of June 6. They are looking for three suspects.
A pedestrian is in the hospital after she was hit by a police car in Oakland Sunday night.
Libby Schaaf and Noel Gallo are both questioning why the police department is significantly below its budgeted staffing level.
Oakland police say a man struggling with his brother over a shotgun was killed when the weapon went off Tuesday evening.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday proposed a revised budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that calls for spending more money on public safety, including adding an additional police academy that could begin as early as October.
While officials are Oakland are investigating a former police officer who became a FBI agent while receiving disability, a lawyer who sued the officer said he had a record of abuse.