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Oakland Police Department Promotes Mobile App That Sends Alerts To Emergency Responders

The Oakland Police Department is partnering with a mobile developer to promote a personal safety app police say will bring “real-time community policing” to the city.

05/09/2015

INDIO, CA - APRIL 10: Recording artist Lil B performs onstage during day 1 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 10, 2015 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Bay Area Rapper, Lil B, Claims His Money Was Stolen After Getting Kicked Out Of Oakland Hotel

Bay Area rapper Lil B says that $10,000 was stolen from him after he was kicked out of a hotel room at the Oakland Airport.

05/01/2015

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Suspended, Fired Oakland Police Officers Reinstated Because Of Flaws In Arbitration Process

A scathing new report reveals serious flaws in punishing Oakland police officers, as problem officers who were suspended or fired were basically rewarded with what amounted to a paid vacation.

04/17/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

Neighbors Of Slain Oakland Mom Meet With Police, City Officials

Residents of the West Oakland neighborhood where a 30-year-old mother of three was killed while shielding her children from gunfire last week met with the Oakland Police Department Thursday evening to discuss community concerns.

03/19/2015

Fatal Hit-and-Run

Pedestrian Killed In Oakland Hit-And-Run At 32nd And San Pablo Ave.

One person was killed in a fatal hit-and-run incident on 32nd Street and San Pablo Avenue in Oakland Friday afternoon, according to police.

02/20/2015

Police Memorial Sign Defaced

Vandals Deface Freeway Sign Honoring 4 Oakland Police Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

Police in Oakland are searching for vandals who defaced a freeway sign paying tribute to four officers who were killed on the deadliest day in department history.

12/19/2014

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Says Police Body Cameras Have Cut Use-Of-Force Incidents Significantly In 5 Years

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that there’s been a “significant decrease” in use-of-force incidents by her city’s police officers since they began wearing body cameras four years ago.

12/17/2014

Rashad Costello

Oakland Police Arrest Man Wanted For East Bay Rapes, Robberies

A 24-year-old man suspected of raping two prostitutes in separate incidents in October and earlier this month in Pleasanton was arrested in Oakland on Friday, police said.

11/16/2014

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Envisions 80% Reduction In Crime: ‘I Plan To Make It Happen’

Schaaf said she has seen other cities like Los Angeles and New York significantly reduce their crime rate, and feels that Oakland can do the same.

11/13/2014

New Acting Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent (CBS)

Latest Academy Brings Oakland Police Department To More Than 700 Officers; Feds Gives Positive Reviews

Friday was a proud day for the Oakland Police Department. Not only did the 170th graduating class of their police academy hold commencement, the department as a whole received a good report card from their federal overseers.

10/31/2014

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