Oakland Police Department

New Oakland Ordinance Reaffirms Right For Citizens To Record PoliceThe Oakland City Council reaffirmed the right of members of the public to photograph and videotape police Wednesday evening.
Man Killed By Oakland Police In Alleged Chain Attack Once Arrested For Decapitating GooseAn assault suspect who was fatally shot by an Oakland police officer in a confrontation near Lake Merritt last Thursday morning was identified by police Monday as 30-year-old Yonas Alehegne.
Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Allegedly Attacked Her With Metal ChainOakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect Thursday morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with a metal chain when she tried to talk to him.
Oakland Police Identifies Officers Who Fatally Shot Carjacking Suspect Last WeekThe three officers who were involved in last week’s fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in Oakland have been identified by the Oakland Police Department.
Vigil Held For Man Accused Of Robbery, Carjacking Attempt Killed By Oakland PoliceFamily, friends and activists held a vigil Friday night for a man who was fatally shot by Oakland Police officers on Wednesday. They are disputing police findings and accounts from witnesses that he was pointing a gun at officers.
Protests After Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Armed Robbery, Attempted CarjackingProtesters burned Confederate flags and shut down a freeway in Downtown Oakland Wednesday night, hours after police fatally shot a man suspected in an armed robbery and alleged carjacking attempt.
FBI Steps In To Help Overworked Oakland Homicide InvestigatorsJust 10 Oakland police detectives work the streets every day. Now, the FBI is stepping in to help.
New Oakland Police Campaign Seeks Witnesses To Help Solve Cold Case Murders, Some Decades OldSpeaking at a news conference in Oakland’s Fruitvale district near the spot where 18-year-old Ayana Dominguez was fatally shot last July 10, Lt. Roland Holmgren said police will begin putting up posters throughout the city on a regular basis seeking the public’s help in solving cold case murders.
Oakland Police Department- FBI Collaboration Outgrows Existing FacilitiesOakland has been a partner city with the federal government in the Violence Reduction Network. The partnership includes FBI assistance in homicide cases, but the feds need more space to work and are paying for a new facility.
Oakland Police Department Promotes Mobile App That Sends Alerts To Emergency RespondersThe 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.
Bay Area Rapper, Lil B, Claims His Money Was Stolen After Getting Kicked Out Of Oakland HotelBay 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.
Suspended, Fired Oakland Police Officers Reinstated Because Of Flaws In Arbitration ProcessA 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.