Oakland’s search for a new permanent police chief has been delayed a second time because the recruiting firm the city planned to hire was disqualified for denying equal benefits to gay employees.
Units from the Oakland Fire and Police departments responded to a report of a body on fire at the Redwood Regional Park on Saturday night.
Police from Berkeley, Oakland and Bay Area Rapid Transit have combined efforts to combat a spike in the number of armed robberies, auto thefts and carjackings in the neighborhood that straddles the North Oakland-South Berkeley border near the Ashby BART station.
Oakland police officers responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Seminary Avenue and Foothill Boulevard at about 11:35 p.m.
Oakland police have arrested a driver who allegedly struck and killed a man who had stopped to help a stranded motorist.
A total of seven known violent criminal offenders were arrested Thursday by nine law enforcement agencies that partnered in an ongoing effort to reduce gang violence in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, Oakland police said.
A court-appointed monitor says the Oakland Police Department is failing to protect officers who report internal wrongdoing.
A man being detained by Oakland Police early Monday morning collapsed following a struggled and later died at a hospital, according to authorities.
Police arrested a man who fired shots at officers in East Oakland late Thursday night.
Police in Oakland have cleared the scene after a 10-hour standoff with a possible homicide suspect, an officer said Sunday afternoon.