Oakland Police Department
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.
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.
The 14-year-old Oakland boy suspected in the fatal shooting of his 17-year-old sister last week, turned himself in to police while accompanied by family members.
An independent monitor appointed to review court-ordered reforms for the Oakland Police Department says the agency is falling behind in its efforts.
Oakland police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the man they believe is responsible for the shooting death of a 48-year-old man in East Oakland last August.
A carjacking suspect was arrested following a pursuit that shut down Interstate Highway 880 near the Oakland Coliseum Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
Mirroring the national trend, the Bay Area’s biggest cities ended 2013 with some of the lowest numbers of homicides in decades.
Oakland police are hoping that a picture an armed robbery suspect took of himself using his victim’s cellphone will lead to his arrest.
The arrest of a 13-year-old boy for the carjacking of a 78-year-old man in Downtown Oakland on Friday is prompting reflection as the police department has noticed an increase in these types of incidents.
The Oakland Police Department started a new lateral academy Tuesday designed to help rebuild its understaffed force. While city officials had hoped between eight and 15 recruits would sign up, only four officers have enrolled.