Police Chief Howard Jordan

Oakland Police Seeking Public Input On Anti-Crime StrategyAt a town-hall meeting, the OPD said making important arrests known to the public will be a part of their community-policing strategy.
Top Commanders To Play Key Role In New Oakland Police StrategyFollowing reports that the Oakland Police Department will divide patrolling the city into five districts from the previous two, Chief Howard Jordan announced police commanders will be more accountable as part of a new community policing strategy.
Phil Matier: OPD Crime Strategy Shrinks Districts, Doesn’t Add OfficersThis weekend Oakland's Police Department is changing its strategy per the recommendation of consultant team on fighting crime by shrinking police districts. Critics say it doesn't add more police.
2 Facing Charges After Shooting Of Undercover Oakland OfficerCourt documents are shedding new light on the details surrounding last week's shooting of an undercover Oakland police officer, allegedly by a 23-year-old man who has been identified as Damien McDaniel.
Retirement, Disability Further Thinning Oakland Police Officer RanksThe department has lost 16 officers since the beginning of December, with many retiring and others by disability.
Motion Asks Feds To Take Over Oakland Police Dept.Lawyers overseeing the terms of a settlement stemming from an Oakland police corruption lawsuit have filed a motion requesting that the federal government take over the department.
Oakland Mayor On Teen ‘Loitering Law’ Proposal: ‘Don’t Call It A Curfew’Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said she’s working with the city’s police chief on crafting what she’s calling a “loitering law” that would target getting teenagers off the streets.
Oakland Police Grapple With Deadliest Week In Recent YearsThe city of Oakland has seen seven homicides in as many days.
Oakland Mayor Quan Pleased With Police Tactics During May Day ProtestsMayor Jean Quan is pleased with the police department's new strategy in de-escalating protest crowds and says it resulted in less vandalism and arrests during Tuesday's May Day demonstrations.
Deadline Extended For Oakland PD's 'Occupy' Misconduct InvestigationIt promises to be a working weekend for Oakland city leaders who now have until Monday from a federal judge who says they're taking too long to present an internal affairs investigation dealing with police misconduct.
Oakland Police Use Streaming Video To Monitor May Day Occupy ProtestsOakland's police chief and mayor watched from a command center downtown as the events of the May Day protests unfolded in real time a few blocks away, thanks to streaming video cameras carried by several police officers and live webcam feeds posted online by the demonstrators themselves.
Oakland Hills Residents Complain About Rash Of BurglariesResidents have said burglaries surged in Oakland over the last year, and some Oakland Hills homeowners said properties have seen multiple break-ins over the past month.