Ex-Convicts Encouraged To Help Oversee Oakland Police DepartmentThe city of Oakland is looking to hire ex-convicts to oversee the Oakland Police Department.
Police, San Francisco Public Defender Warn Body Cameras May Come With ConsequencesThe Oakland Police Department has been wearing body cameras since 2010, but the head of the Oakland Police Officers’ Association warns of the push to incorporate the cameras nationwide.
Oakland Cop Who Fired Tear Gas Canister At Occupy Protesters Will Return To JobThe Oakland police officer who was fired three years ago for firing a tear gas canister into a crowd at an Occupy Oakland protest will return to work.
Oakland Officials Vote To Dump Police Radio System After Numerous ProblemsPolice officers in Oakland are now in line for an upgrade on police radios that they said are unreliable.
Oakland Police Department Survey Says Low Morale Plagues Force An internal survey at the Oakland Police Department finds officers on the force are feeling stressed out and unappreciated, but the results have yet to be discussed internally within the department.
AT&T Denies Cell Phone Towers Interfere With Oakland Police RadiosProblems with the Oakland police radio system over the past year were not caused by interference from AT&T cell phone towers, according to the company.