Oakland Police Department
Oakland Police said in a preliminary report released on Monday that while blacks comprise 28 percent of Oakland’s population, they accounted for 62 percent of nearly 15,000 police stops during an eight-month period last year.
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.
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.
Authorities said they uprooted a significant criminal enterprise Tuesday when armed FBI and swat teams raided a home in East Oakland.
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.
The son of two Oakland police officers was hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself in the arm at his Danville home.
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.
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.
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.
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.