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Oakland Police Radios

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

Oakland Officials Vote To Dump Police Radio System After Numerous Problems

Police officers in Oakland are now in line for an upgrade on police radios that they said are unreliable.

07/08/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland’s $3M Plan To Fix Flawed Police Radio System Draws Critics

The Oakland City Council’s finance committee voted Tuesday to hold off on a decision regarding a new request from the City Administrator’s office for $3 million meant to fix some areas affecting Oakland’s troubled police radio system.

06/11/2013

Graffiti appears on an Oakland Police radio transmission tower. (CBS)

Oakland Police Radio Towers Lacking Security, Controls

Oakland’s problem-plagued public safety radio system has another potential flaw that could put police and citizens at even more risk.

08/28/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

AT&T Cellphone Towers Blamed For Oakland Police Radio Failures

Dual investigations by the City of Oakland and the Federal Communication Commission have determined AT&T cellphone towers are responsible for the interference plaguing the Oakland Police radio system.

08/20/2012

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