OPD Teen Sex Scandal Puts Police Academy On Hold, Delays Plan To Hire New OfficersThe sex scandal that has rocked the Oakland Police Department will make it difficult, if not impossible for the city's mayor to keep a campaign promise to make the city safer.
2nd Oakland Cop Placed On Leave After Criminal Allegations Lead To InvestigationOakland police announced Monday night that a second officer has been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation into allegations of criminal wrongdoing that are unrelated to a sexual misconduct probe.
Oakland Police Face Another Challenge With Sergeant's Undisclosed Felony Domestic Violence ArrestA decorated Oakland police sergeant was arrested last year on suspicion of felony offenses in a domestic violence incident that was undisclosed by the Police Department until recently when it was revealed by a public records request.
Oakland Mayor Denounces 'Frat House' Culture Of Police Department As 3rd Chief In 8 Days Steps DownAt a Friday night press conference, mayor Libby Schaaf said Paul Figueroa, the latest temporary chief of the Oakland police department, has been removed after only two days on the job.
Sex Scandal Renews Calls For Increased California Police Transparency LawsAmid allegations that 31 San Francisco Bay Area law enforcement officials had sex with an underage sex worker and the fact that the public may never know those officers' names, has protesters and civil liberty advocates calling for increased police transparency laws in California.
Oakland Police Underage Sex Scandal Prompts Protest At HeadquartersProtesters gathered outside the Oakland Police Department headquarters Friday in response to allegations that officers took part in the sexual exploitation of an underage girl.
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.
Inspector In Alameda County DA's Office Placed On Leave Amid Police Sex ScandalAn inspector in the Alameda County District Attorney's Office was placed on administrative leave on Wednesday amid a sex scandal embroiling East Bay law enforcement officials.
Affair May Have Spurred Firing Of Interim Police Chief FairowEvidence indicates an extramarital affair that happened more than a decade ago may have led to interim Oakland Police Chief Ben Fairow's dismissal from the position by Mayor Libby Schaaf Wednesday.
Officials Fight For More Oakland Police Oversight Amid Sex ScandalOakland city leaders are debating the best way to watch over the troubled police force.
Richmond Officers Investigated In Widening Oakland Police Sex ScandalA group of Richmond police officers is being investigated by their department for alleged relations with an underage girl at the center of a sexual misconduct investigation that started in Oakland and now spans several jurisdictions.
Contra Costa Deputy Linked To Oakland Police Underage Sex Scandal Placed On LeaveA Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy was placed on leave in connection to the Oakland police sex scandal involving an underage girl.