Oakland Police Department
The Oakland Police Department headquarters were closed to the public Tuesday after overnight flooding, a police officer said.
Police shot and killed a suspect in East Oakland Wednesday afternoon that they say fled from officers while brandishing a gun.
A recent prostitution sting in Oakland has turned up a surprising new trend, some prostitutes are being forced to rob their clients when they don’t meet their quota.
The Oakland Police Department announced on Thursday that a plea deal has been reached with four men, believed to be members of the Norteno gang, in a case involving the attempted murder of a California Highway Patrol officer last summer in East Oakland.
Anthony Toribio, who took the helm of the department two days ago, is out as acting chief just days after assuming command. Deputy Chief Sean Whent has been sworn in as acting chief.
A newly-released report by law enforcement expert William Bratton urges the Oakland Police Department to make solving property crimes, such as burglaries, a priority.
Some are questioning who would actually want the job with a higher crime rate and depleted force in the city.
In a letter to officers, Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down for health reasons.
The sudden retirement of Police Chief Howard Jordan derailed plans to release law enforcement expert Bill Bratton’s report on cutting crime in Oakland. Despite the canceled announcement, KPIX 5 obtained a copy of the report.
The presence of the CHP will increase with 10 officers and two sergeants deployed four days a week rather than two.