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Phil Matier: Oakland’s Understaffed Police Department

It seems clear the department’s understaffing is having some serious repercussions.

09/24/2013

Occupy Oakland protesters march through streets of Oakland as a part of the Occupy Wall Street movements, near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy Protesters

The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive force during clashes with police during a protest in 2011.

07/03/2013

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Rash Of Violence In Antioch Puts Strain On Police Force

The department is already down to about 94 officers and most of the men and women in blue are already putting in extremely long hours.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/08/2010

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