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Police Reform

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Independent Monitor Says Oakland Police Falling Behind In Reform Measures

An independent monitor appointed to review court-ordered reforms for the Oakland Police Department says the agency is falling behind in its efforts.

01/22/2014

Oakland police officers block a sidewalk (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Court Monitor ‘Dismayed’ By Lack Of Progress In OPD Reform

A court-appointed monitor has told a federal judge that the Oakland Police Department has shown a disturbing decline in progress in carrying out reforms mandated in the settlement of a 12-year-old civil rights lawsuit.

10/16/2012