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Oakland PD Chief Disputes Claim Of Officers Pointing Guns At Toddler

Police chief Howard Jordan disputed an account in a court-appointed monitor’s report that described two Oakland officers pointing their loaded weapons at a sleeping toddler, while serving a search warrant.


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Oakland Police Pointed Gun At Toddler During Misdemeanor Probe

Two Oakland police officers recently pointed their guns at a sleeping toddler while investigating a misdemeanor case, according to the court-appointed monitor overseeing the Oakland Police Department.


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Oakland Police Faces Deadline On Riders Corruption Case

The Oakland Police Department has until January to live up to a list of reforms stemming from the Oakland Riders police corruption case.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Shadow Of Riders Corruption Case Still Looms Over Oakland Police

The Oakland Police Department is facing new scrutiny, as a San Francisco federal judge has questions about police misconduct, nearly a decade after the Riders Case.


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Oakland Mayor Aims To Wrest Control Of Police From Federal Overseers

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has spent the last couple of days in Detroit, exploring ways to end a federal judge’s control over her police department.


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Oakland Police Gets 3 More Months To Implement Reforms From ‘Riders’ Case

A federal judge has given the Oakland Police Department until June to come up with a plan for carrying out reforms ordered back in 2003.