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Oakland Police Department

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

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

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

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

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

Judge Fires Oakland Police Compliance Director

U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson announced in a report on Wednesday that he was removing Thomas C. Frazier from his post as compliance director.

02/12/2014

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Oakland Police Say Many Unknowns In Amber Alert Case

An Oakland police spokeswoman said Wednesday that there are many unknowns about what was reported to be a carjacking and kidnapping at the Lincoln Square Shopping Center on Tuesday afternoon.

02/12/2014

Police outside the scene of a home invasion robbery and shooting on the 4100 block of Laguna Ave. in Oakland, January 28, 2014.  (CBS)

Oakland Police Make Arrests In Home Invasion Robbery, Weekend Homicide

Oakland police announced on Monday that they made arrests in connection with a weekend homicide and a home invasion robbery last month in which a woman was shot and wounded.

02/10/2014

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Rookie Cop Trying To Impress Woman In SF Restaurant Is Arrested For Brandishing Gun

A rookie Oakland police officer was arrested last weekend for allegedly brandishing a gun in a San Francisco restaurant to impress a woman, San Francisco police said Friday.

02/07/2014

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

Oakland Police Department Survey Says Low Morale Plagues Force

An internal survey at the Oakland Police Department finds officers on the force are feeling stressed out and unappreciated, but the results have yet to be discussed internally within the department.

01/31/2014

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