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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

17-year-old Justice Toliver was fatally shot in her Oakland apartment on January 23, 2014. Her 14-year-old brother is a suspect in the case. (Facebook/CBS)

14-Year-Old Boy Accused Of Killing Sister Surrenders To Oakland Police

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.

01/29/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Independent Monitor Says Oakland Police Falling Behind In Reform Measures

An independent monitor appointed to review court-ordered reforms for the Oakland Police Department says the agency is falling behind in its efforts.

01/22/2014

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Police Seeking Public’s Help To Find Suspect In East Oakland Fatal Shooting

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.

01/18/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Pursuit Of Carjacking Suspect Shuts Down I-880 Near Coliseum In Oakland

A carjacking suspect was arrested following a pursuit that shut down Interstate Highway 880 near the Oakland Coliseum Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

01/08/2014

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Bay Area Police Credit Technology For Fewer Homicides In 2013

Mirroring the national trend, the Bay Area’s biggest cities ended 2013 with some of the lowest numbers of homicides in decades.

01/06/2014

Oakland Police accuse this man of robbing a woman on the 2100 block of East 28th Street and took a picture of himself on the victim's cellphone on August 19, 2013. (Oakland Police Department)

Oakland Police Say Armed Robbery Suspect Took Selfie On Victim’s Phone

Oakland police are hoping that a picture an armed robbery suspect took of himself using his victim’s cellphone will lead to his arrest.

12/27/2013

Investigators at the scene of an Oakland carjacking on December 13, 2013. A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in the case. (CBS)

13-Year-Old Arrested After Oakland Carjacking, Chase

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.

12/13/2013

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

Phil Matier: Few Recruits For Oakland Police Lateral Academy

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.

12/10/2013

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