New Acting Oakland Police Chief Faces Reform Challenges And Calls For Increased OversightOakland's new acting interim chief Paul Figueroa kept a low profile on Thursday and there was a new call for increased oversight of the city's police department.
Federal Monitor: OPD Making Progress, Still Struggling With Racial ProfilingOakland 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.
Judge Fires Oakland Police Compliance DirectorU.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson announced in a report on Wednesday that he was removing Thomas C. Frazier from his post as compliance director.
Independent Monitor Says Oakland Police Falling Behind In Reform MeasuresAn independent monitor appointed to review court-ordered reforms for the Oakland Police Department says the agency is falling behind in its efforts.
Court-Appointed Watchdog Says Oakland Police Fails To Protect WhistleblowersA court-appointed monitor says the Oakland Police Department is failing to protect officers who report internal wrongdoing.
Oakland PD Chief Disputes Claim Of Officers Pointing Guns At ToddlerPolice 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.
Oakland Police Pointed Gun At Toddler During Misdemeanor ProbeTwo 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.
Court Monitor 'Dismayed' By Lack Of Progress In OPD ReformA 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.