A male suspect died after becoming wedged between structures while fleeing from police officers during a traffic stop in the Lockwood Gardens area of East Oakland on Sunday evening, police said Monday.
A motorcyclist got some quick karma after placing a sticker with an anti-police message on an Oakland cop car, and it was all caught on his own helmet mounted camera.
A suspect found sleeping in a car with a handgun was shot and killed by police officers in Oakland Saturday morning and Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf has promised to determine if officers’ actions were appropriate.
Amid the confusion of protests, arrests, social media half-truths, and mixed messages from news conferences, Oakland police and the mayor’s office have outlined exactly what will and won’t be allowed from protesters.
Oakland police officers were trying to disperse a crowd of roughly 150 people who began throwing bottles Saturday night.
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.