Oakland Touts Bratton's Contribution To OPD As He Returns To NY Commissioner RoleChanges at the Oakland Police Department recommended by New York Police Commissioner William Bratton have dramatically reduced crime in the city, city officials said.</p><p>Praise for the positive impact of a re-organization that put more investigative resources at the disposal of local police captains came after officials in New York City announced Bratton would once again lead the department there.
Oakland Begins Implementing Community Policing Plan To Fight CrimeStarting Saturday, Oakland will take a big step towards fully implementing its neighborhood policing plan by assigning officers to one of five newly identified districts in the city.
Bratton Report Urges Oakland Police To Focus On Solving RobberiesA newly-released report by law enforcement expert William Bratton urges the Oakland Police Department to make solving property crimes, such as burglaries, a priority.
Phil Matier: What’s Next For Oakland Police Department?Some are questioning who would actually want the job with a higher crime rate and depleted force in the city.
Bratton Report Revealed, Lists Oakland Police ProblemsThe sudden retirement of Police Chief Howard Jordan derailed plans to release law enforcement expert Bill Bratton’s report on cutting crime in Oakland. Despite the canceled announcement, KPIX 5 obtained a copy of the report.
Oakland Has Nation’s Highest Robbery Rate, FBI Data ShowsAs Oakland prepares to hear from law enforcement expert Bill Bratton about his recommendations to fight crime, new FBI numbers show the city has the highest robbery rate in the country.
Bratton Begins Work In Oakland, Says Crime Problem ‘Winnable’Police expert William Bratton said Wednesday that he thinks fighting Oakland’s crime problem is “a very winnable situation.”
Oakland Mom: 'I Am Scared To Be Having A Black Boy' Amid Gun ViolenceThe city of Oakland is looking for new ideas to stop a surge in gun violence. Jessica Hollie, an expectant mother, told city council: "I tried to talk about this a lot before I came because I didn't want to cry: I am sad and scared to be having a black boy in Oakland."
Oakland Hires William Bratton As Police Consultant, Quan HopefulThe Oakland City Council approved four crime-fighting measures early Wednesday morning, including a controversial measure to hire former New York and Los Angeles police chief William Bratton as a consultant to provide advice to the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland Council Weighs Hiring Bratton, Anti-Crime MeasuresThe Oakland City Council heard public comment Tuesday night on four crime-fighting proposals that proponents say will help Oakland reduce its high crime rate.
Phil Matier: Oakland Vote Set On Hiring Of Policing Heavyweight BrattonA big vote is slated for Tuesday night, when the Oakland City Council will formally weigh in on the proposed hiring of police consultant William Bratton, formerly Los Angeles Police Chief and New York Police Commissioner.
Oakland Plan To Hire Police Consultant Under Fire Over 'Stop And Frisk' Emotions ran high at Oakland City Hall on Tuesday night as dozens of people spoke out against a controversial plan to bring a former Los Angeles and New York police chief in to advise Oakland’s Police Department.