Oakland Police Department
The Oakland City Council’s finance committee voted Tuesday to hold off on a decision regarding a new request from the City Administrator’s office for $3 million meant to fix some areas affecting Oakland’s troubled police radio system.
A man who was fatally shot by a police officer in East Oakland last week after he allegedly brandished a gun was identified by police Friday as 22-year-old Bernard Peters Jr. of San Francisco.
After reopening briefly Wednesday morning, Oakland police headquarters has been closed to the public again until further notice because of water damage caused by a plumbing problem, a police spokeswoman said.
Starting Saturday, Oakland will take a big step towards fully implementing its neighborhood policing plan by assigning officers to one of five newly identified districts in the city.
The Oakland Police Department headquarters were closed to the public Tuesday after overnight flooding, a police officer said.
Police shot and killed a suspect in East Oakland Wednesday afternoon that they say fled from officers while brandishing a gun.
A recent prostitution sting in Oakland has turned up a surprising new trend, some prostitutes are being forced to rob their clients when they don’t meet their quota.
The Oakland Police Department announced on Thursday that a plea deal has been reached with four men, believed to be members of the Norteno gang, in a case involving the attempted murder of a California Highway Patrol officer last summer in East Oakland.
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.
A newly-released report by law enforcement expert William Bratton urges the Oakland Police Department to make solving property crimes, such as burglaries, a priority.