The Oakland Police Department is partnering with a mobile developer to promote a personal safety app police say will bring “real-time community policing” to the city.
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.
Oakland police claim the city is seeing a double-digit drop in murders and gunfire according to the first year-to-year analysis from ShotSpotter, a gunfire detection company.
Oakland police say they’ve made three more arrests in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old mother who died protecting her young children in a crossfire last week.
Oakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members
An email outage Saturday left the entire Oakland Police Department, including command staff, without access to email for much of the day, city officials said Monday.
Police in San Francisco and Oakland are on standby Tuesday in the event that a grand jury’s decision in Missouri, whether a white police officer will be indicted for the killing of an unarmed black teenager, could lead to protests in the Bay Area.
Oakland Police Department’s federal monitor released a report that says it has to comply with just six of the 51 original reform goals that were imposed over 10 years ago.
Enticed with better benefits, police departments across the Bay Area are luring Oakland officers fed up with high crime and low morale.
An Oakland police vehicle hit a man walking in downtown Oakland near Police Headquarters shortly after noon on Monday, according to police.