DA: Police Probe Of Suicides Of Oakland Officer, Wife Was Done 'Professionally'Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said Monday that an independent probe conducted by her office has concluded that the Oakland Police Department's investigations into the suicides of an officer and his wife were conducted professionally and thoroughly.
Richmond Officer Placed On Leave Over Police Sex ScandalOfficer Jerrod Tong was placed on leave while allegations of misconduct are being investigated.
Former OPD Captain Fired From DA's Office Amid Misconduct InvestigationA former Oakland police captain has been fired from his role as an Alameda County District Attorney's inspector after he was placed on leave as part of the expansive investigation into possible statutory rape, human trafficking and sexual misconduct by Bay Area law enforcement officials.
Livermore Police Officer Latest To Be Placed On Leave Amid Sex ScandalA Livermore police officer alleged to be among the 30-plus Bay Area law enforcement officials who had a sexual relationship with a sex worker, known as Celeste Guap, has been placed on administrative leave.
Contra Costa Deputy Investigated In OPD Sex Scandal ResignsAuthorities announced Thursday that the Contra Costa County deputy sheriff being investigated for his alleged involvement in the Oakland Police Department's sexual misconduct scandal has resigned.
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.