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.
A man was taken into custody Saturday morning in Oakland following an altercation with police that led to shots being fired by officers.
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.
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.
Libby Schaaf may be the new face of Oakland – but she is certainly facing the same set of problems.
One person died following an officer-involved shooting early Sunday morning in Oakland. No officers or deputies were injured in the incident.
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.
Three people were shot in two incidents in Oakland Monday, according to police.
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.
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.