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.
Oakland’s Court-Appointed Police Monitor Will Earn $337KThomas Frazier, Oakland's court-appointed police monitor, will make nearly $337,000 a year under the terms of a settlement over his salary.
Oakland Police Monitor Says City Making Slight Improvement In ReformsAn independent monitor says the Oakland Police Department is making a “slight improvement” in meeting reforms that were mandated in the settlement of a police brutality lawsuit a decade ago.
Judge Orders Oakland To Cooperate With Compliance Director On Police ReformsA federal judge has issued an unusual order admonishing Oakland city officials and reminding them that a recently appointed compliance director has broad authority to oversee police reforms.
New Oakland Police Compliance Director Welcomed By Mayor, CriticOakland Mayor Jean Quan and civil rights attorney John Burris on Tuesday both welcomed the appointment of police expert Thomas Frazier to oversee long-overdue court-ordered reforms of the Oakland Police Department.
Judge Appoints Director To Oversee Oakland PoliceA former police commissioner from Baltimore has been selected as the court-appointed director to oversee the embattled Oakland Police Department.
Auditor To Investigate Police Response At Occupy Oakland Protests Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has appointed an independent investigator to evaluate the police use of force in responding to Occupy demonstrations.