Thomas Frazier

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Fires Oakland Police Compliance Director

U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson announced in a report on Wednesday that he was removing Thomas C. Frazier from his post as compliance director.


A man walks by the Oakland Police Department headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Court-Appointed Police Monitor Will Earn $337K

Thomas Frazier, Oakland’s court-appointed police monitor, will make nearly $337,000 a year under the terms of a settlement over his salary.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Monitor Says City Making Slight Improvement In Reforms

An 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.


An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Oakland To Cooperate With Compliance Director On Police Reforms

A 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.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

New Oakland Police Compliance Director Welcomed By Mayor, Critic

Oakland 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.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Judge Appoints Director To Oversee Oakland Police

A former police commissioner from Baltimore has been selected as the court-appointed director to oversee the embattled Oakland Police Department.


Oakland Police use tear gas to disperse a crowd during a protest against the raid of the "Occupy Oakland" encampment on October 25, 2011. (CBS)

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.