Oakland PD Sergeant Avoids Domestic Violence Charges Despite Video EvidenceA decorated Oakland police sergeant faced no criminal charges for his domestic violence arrest last year and remains in his position despite evidence of a history of abuse turned over by his ex-girlfriend and video evidence.
Oakland Protesters Hold Rally After Chaining Themselves To Police HeadquartersProtesters rallied at Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza after some protesters chained themselves to the doors of the Oakland police headquarters.
Oakland May Form Citizen Police Commissionhe Oakland City Council will consider a proposal creating a citizen police commission that would have the power to fire the police chief.
Oakland Activists Launch Recall Campaign Against Mayor Libby SchaafCiting a litany of grievances, including a sex misconduct scandal involving Oakland Police, a group of activists announced their intention Monday to circulate a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf.
DA Says Investigation Clears Oakland Detective Of Criminal MisconductThe Alameda County District Attorney's Office said Thursday that a veteran Oakland homicide detective who had his girlfriend help him by transcribing audio recordings in major cases didn't engage in any criminal misconduct or compromise any prosecutions.
Oakland Police Internal Investigation Could Impact Murder Trial Of all the scandals plaguing the Oakland Police Department right now, it's the investigation into a homicide detective's alleged unlawful actions could affect the ongoing trial of a suspected killer.
OPD Teen Sex Scandal Puts Police Academy On Hold, Delays Plan To Hire New OfficersThe sex scandal that has rocked the Oakland Police Department will make it difficult, if not impossible for the city's mayor to keep a campaign promise to make the city safer.
Attorney For Oakland Homicide Investigator Expects Officer To Be ClearedThe attorney for a veteran Oakland homicide detective who has been placed on leave for allegedly having his girlfriend help him write police reports said Tuesday that he expects the detective to be cleared of any wrongdoing.
Activists Call For Divestment From Corrupt Oakland Police Department
Oakland Appoints New Top Cop, AgainThe Oakland Police Department may still lack a proper chief, but on Monday a new ranking officer was placed in charge of day-to-day operations of the embattled force.
Oakland Mayor Denounces 'Frat House' Culture Of Police Department As 3rd Chief In 8 Days Steps DownAt a Friday night press conference, mayor Libby Schaaf said Paul Figueroa, the latest temporary chief of the Oakland police department, has been removed after only two days on the job.
New Oakland Police Misconduct Case Could Jeopardize ConvictionsThe latest cop added to the growing list of Oakland police officers placed on administrative leave is accused of having his girlfriend help him write up his police reports, according to sources