Oakland Police Officer Facing Battery Charges From Alleged December AssaultAn Oakland police officer is facing misdemeanor charges in connection with an alleged drunken assault on a woman and her husband in December, according to court records.
Rookie Oakland Police Dispatchers May Be Causing Long Response TimesThe rapid growth of the Oakland Police Department could be partly to blame for what officers admit was a slow response to two recent crimes in North Oakland.
2 Oakland Officers Implicated In Bizarre, Drunken Home Invasion, AssaultTwo Oakland police officers have been implicated in a bizarre, drunken home invasion and assault case at the home of an Alameda County probation officer.
East Oakland Students Stage Walkout To Protest Police ShootingDozens of high school students in East Oakland walked out of class Tuesday to protest the fatal shooting of a man armed with a pellet gun on Sunday, a school district spokesman said.
New Oakland Ordinance Reaffirms Right For Citizens To Record PoliceThe Oakland City Council reaffirmed the right of members of the public to photograph and videotape police Wednesday evening.
Man Killed By Oakland Police In Alleged Chain Attack Once Arrested For Decapitating GooseAn assault suspect who was fatally shot by an Oakland police officer in a confrontation near Lake Merritt last Thursday morning was identified by police Monday as 30-year-old Yonas Alehegne.
Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Allegedly Attacked Her With Metal ChainOakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect Thursday morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with a metal chain when she tried to talk to him.
Oakland Police Identifies Officers Who Fatally Shot Carjacking Suspect Last WeekThe three officers who were involved in last week’s fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in Oakland have been identified by the Oakland Police Department.
Vigil Held For Man Accused Of Robbery, Carjacking Attempt Killed By Oakland PoliceFamily, friends and activists held a vigil Friday night for a man who was fatally shot by Oakland Police officers on Wednesday. They are disputing police findings and accounts from witnesses that he was pointing a gun at officers.
Protests After Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Armed Robbery, Attempted CarjackingProtesters burned Confederate flags and shut down a freeway in Downtown Oakland Wednesday night, hours after police fatally shot a man suspected in an armed robbery and alleged carjacking attempt.
FBI Steps In To Help Overworked Oakland Homicide InvestigatorsJust 10 Oakland police detectives work the streets every day. Now, the FBI is stepping in to help.
New Oakland Police Campaign Seeks Witnesses To Help Solve Cold Case Murders, Some Decades OldSpeaking at a news conference in Oakland’s Fruitvale district near the spot where 18-year-old Ayana Dominguez was fatally shot last July 10, Lt. Roland Holmgren said police will begin putting up posters throughout the city on a regular basis seeking the public’s help in solving cold case murders.