Oakland police

Video Shows Oakland Police Officer Spitting At Person Recording HimThe Oakland Police Department is investigating one of its officers after a video posted to Facebook over the weekend shows him spitting at the person recording him.
Fleeing Oakland Suspect Dies After Getting Wedged Between StructuresA 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.
Motorcyclist Catches Quick Dose Of Karma After Messing With Oakland CopsA 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.
Oakland Police Shoot And Kill Armed Suspect Found Passed Out In Car Near Lake MerrittA 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.
A Guide To Protesting In Oakland: What's Allowed And What's Not, And What's Still UnclearAmid 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.
Police Confront Bottle-Throwing Crowd In OaklandOakland police officers were trying to disperse a crowd of roughly 150 people who began throwing bottles Saturday night.
Suspended, Fired Oakland Police Officers Reinstated Because Of Flaws In Arbitration ProcessA 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.
Oakland Police Tase, Fire Shots, Then Arrest Suspect Who Threatened Them With Golf ClubsA man was taken into custody Saturday morning in Oakland following an altercation with police that led to shots being fired by officers.
Demonstrators March Against Police Brutality In Oakland and San Francisco On New Year's EvePolice 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.
Mayor Jean Quan Says Oakland Violent Crime Dropped In 2014Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that violent crime in her city has decreased by a "significant" amount this year for the second consecutive year.
Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Talks About City's Numerous ChallengesLibby Schaaf may be the new face of Oakland - but she is certainly facing the same set of problems.
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots, Kills Robbery Suspect In OaklandOne person died following an officer-involved shooting early Sunday morning in Oakland. No officers or deputies were injured in the incident.