Sean Whent

Protesters Arrested, Cited In Clash With Oakland Police Over Curfew CrackdownProtesters in Oakland clashed with police over the crackdown on protest marches, which now must be permitted, limited to sidewalks and are subject to curfew. 19 people were cited and four were arrested.
Damage By Oakland May Day Protesters 'Worst Seen In Years'Glass from shattered windows, graffiti, and debris littered the streets Saturday in the aftermath of Friday’s May Day demonstration in Oakland.
Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain ColorsOakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members
Latest Academy Brings Oakland Police Department To More Than 700 Officers; Feds Gives Positive ReviewsFriday was a proud day for the Oakland Police Department. Not only did the 170th graduating class of their police academy hold commencement, the department as a whole received a good report card from their federal overseers.
$2 Million Grant To Go Towards Oakland Police Gun Tracking And Criminal Rehab Efforts Oakland police announced a $2 million grant to bolster what they say are proven violence reduction strategies since crime is down this year compared to last.
KCBS In Depth: Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent Says Efforts To Reduce Violent Crime Are Paying OffOakland Police Chief Sean Whent talks to KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro about the city’s efforts to reduce violent crime.
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.
Oakland Police Make Multiple Arrests In Unrelated Shootings That Injured Two Toddlers Oakland Police say they've made multiple arrests in connection with a pair of unrelated shootings on Monday that wounded two young children.
Oakland Names Interim Chief Sean Whent As Permanent Top CopWhent was named interim chief last May and has been seen as one of the leading candidates to head the department.
Oakland Police Department Gets 47 New Officers From Big Recruiting ClassForty-seven new officers joined the Oakland Police Department on Friday in a graduation ceremony for what the department said was the largest recruiting class in its history.
Oakland Police Make Arrests In Home Invasion Robbery, Weekend HomicideOakland police announced on Monday that they made arrests in connection with a weekend homicide and a home invasion robbery last month in which a woman was shot and wounded.
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.
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