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
Oakland Mayor Says Another Officer Being Investigated For Wrongdoing Unrelated To Sex ScandalMayor Schaaf said the case is not related to the ongoing investigation into a sex scandal by officers in the Oakland police department.
New Acting Oakland Police Chief Faces Reform Challenges And Calls For Increased OversightOakland's new acting interim chief Paul Figueroa kept a low profile on Thursday and there was a new call for increased oversight of the city's police department.
Affair May Have Spurred Firing Of Interim Police Chief FairowEvidence indicates an extramarital affair that happened more than a decade ago may have led to interim Oakland Police Chief Ben Fairow's dismissal from the position by Mayor Libby Schaaf Wednesday.
Richmond Officers Investigated In Widening Oakland Police Sex ScandalA group of Richmond police officers is being investigated by their department for alleged relations with an underage girl at the center of a sexual misconduct investigation that started in Oakland and now spans several jurisdictions.