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.
An independent monitor appointed to review court-ordered reforms for the Oakland Police Department says the agency is falling behind in its efforts.
A court-appointed monitor says the Oakland Police Department is failing to protect officers who report internal wrongdoing.
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.
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.
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.