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Suspended, Fired Oakland Police Officers Reinstated Because Of Flaws In Arbitration Process

A scathing new report reveals serious flaws in punishing Oakland police officers, as problem officers who were suspended or fired were basically rewarded with what amounted to a paid vacation.

04/17/2015

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Oakland Police Tase, Fire Shots, Then Arrest Suspect Who Threatened Them With Golf Clubs

A man was taken into custody Saturday morning in Oakland following an altercation with police that led to shots being fired by officers.

02/07/2015

Protest

Demonstrators March Against Police Brutality In Oakland and San Francisco On New Year’s Eve

Police eyed the crowd for any sign of threats after the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center issued a warning about threats against law enforcement on New Year’s eve.

12/31/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Mayor Jean Quan Says Oakland Violent Crime Dropped In 2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that violent crime in her city has decreased by a “significant” amount this year for the second consecutive year.

12/31/2014

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Talks About City’s Numerous Challenges

Libby Schaaf may be the new face of Oakland – but she is certainly facing the same set of problems.

11/07/2014

Shooting Investigation

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Kills Robbery Suspect In Oakland

One person died following an officer-involved shooting early Sunday morning in Oakland. No officers or deputies were injured in the incident.

08/03/2014

Scott Olsen, Iraq War veteran, on ground bleeding from head wound after being struck by a projectile during Occupy Oakland protest. (AP Photo)

Oakland Cop Who Fired Tear Gas Canister At Occupy Protesters Will Return To Job

The Oakland police officer who was fired three years ago for firing a tear gas canister into a crowd at an Occupy Oakland protest will return to work.

07/31/2014

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3 People Hurt In 2 Separate Oakland Shootings

Three people were shot in two incidents in Oakland Monday, according to police.

07/28/2014

Oakland police say launched a new website with information on prostitution arrests. (Oakland Police Department)

Oakland Police Launch Website To Shame Pimps, Inform Public

Individuals who have been arrested in Oakland for prostitution-related offenses and been charged by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office will now be featured on the Oakland Police Department’s website.

07/01/2014

Oakland Shooting Scene

Oakland Agrees To $110,000 Settlement After 2012 Fatal Police Shooting

The City of Oakland has agreed to a $110,000 settlement with the family of an 18-year-old man who was shot and killed by police during a foot chase in East Oakland.

06/04/2014

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