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Phil Matier: Oakland Curfew Proposed To Combat Crime, Keep Youth Safe

An Oakland city councilman is proposing a youth curfew as a way to reduce crime, but also as a prevention and protection measure for youth.

09/23/2013

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3 Dozen Officers Graduate From Oakland Police Academy

The Oakland Police Department has taken another step in beefing up its understaffed force with the graduation of three-dozen officers from the police academy on Friday.

09/20/2013

Oakland Police arrive at a demonstration. (CBS)

Oakland Gets Big Share Of $20M Police Hiring Grant From Feds

California is receiving nearly $20 million in federal grants to help hire more than 100 new law enforcement officers. Of that, Oakland will get a $4.5 million, the highest amount awarded in the country.

09/17/2013

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1 Injured In Shooting Near Oakland 12th Street BART Station

One person has been arrested after a shooting injured an innocent bystander Friday afternoon near the 12th Street Bay Area Rapid Transit station.

09/13/2013

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ACLU: Oakland’s Black Youths Arrested At Disproportionate Rates

African American boys are arrested in Oakland more often and for minor offenses compared to other racial groups according to a report from the American Civil Liberties Union.

08/28/2013

A man walks by the Oakland Police Department headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Court-Appointed Police Monitor Will Earn $337K

Thomas Frazier, Oakland’s court-appointed police monitor, will make nearly $337,000 a year under the terms of a settlement over his salary.

08/27/2013

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

Phil Matier: Oakland Police Won’t Identify Suspects Arrested In Gang Sweep

Authorities have refused to identify eight men they recently arrested as part of one of Oakland’s primary crime fighting strategies.

08/23/2013

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Oakland Police Nab Suspected Gang Members Linked To Armed Robberies

Oakland police have arrested several members of a violent gang investigators believe is responsible for armed robberies and burglaries throughout the Bay Area.

08/22/2013

Oakland shooting victim Drew Jackson (Jackson Family/Facebook)

Oakland Boosts ‘Operation Ceasefire’ After Baby, Father Killed

Hours after a young father and his infant son were shot and killed while sleeping inside an East Oakland home, city leaders said they are looking to local youth to help solve the city’s crime problems.

08/08/2013

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Oakland Construction Workers Robbed On Job Sites

Most of the robberies have targeted private contractors remodeling houses, but police have not determined whether the incidents were carried out by the same people, said Oakland Police Department spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson.

08/01/2013

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