Robert Warshaw

Police officers protect the City Hall as protesters from Occupy Oakland -the local offshoot of Occupy Wall Street- marched to the buiding in Oakland on January 28, 2012. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Monitor: OPD Making Progress, Still Struggling With Racial Profiling

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.

06/17/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Fires Oakland Police Compliance Director

U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson announced in a report on Wednesday that he was removing Thomas C. Frazier from his post as compliance director.

02/12/2014

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

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

Court-Appointed Watchdog Says Oakland Police Fails To Protect Whistleblowers

A court-appointed monitor says the Oakland Police Department is failing to protect officers who report internal wrongdoing.

07/20/2013

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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.

02/01/2013

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

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.

01/31/2013

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

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