3 Charged In Attempted Murder Of Former OPD Captain Ersie Joyner; Also Charged in Death of 4th SuspectThree men have been charged folllowing the attempted murder of Ersie Joyner, a former Oakland Police captain who shot a fourth suspect dead during an armed robbery at a gas station last month, with the charges including murder for the suspect's death.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Arrest 3 Suspects in Shooting of Retired OPD Captain Ersie JoynerPolice in Oakland on Monday confirmed the arrests of three suspects in connection with the Oct. 21 robbery and shooting of retired Oakland police captain Ersie Joyner.
Mom Whose Son Was Killed Robbing Retired Oakland Police Capt. Questions Use of Deadly ForceThe mother of a young man shot dead by retired Oakland police captain Ersie Joyner said her son was wrong to rob the man but questions whether use of deadly force was necessary.
'He's In Good Spirits;' Former OPD Capt. Ersie Joyner Recovering After Shooting; Remains in ICUA decorated officer who retired from the Oakland Police Department remained in ICU as of Friday evening after a gun battle with multiple robbery suspects.
Former Oakland Police Captain Wounded During Fatal Shooting At Gas StationA retired Oakland police captain and former head of the Ceasefire program was wounded during a fatal shooting during an apparent robbery attempt at a gas station Thursday, according to local law enforcement officials.
Oakland Sees Double-Digit Drop In Murders And Gunfire According To ShotSpotter AnalysisOakland police claim the city is seeing a double-digit drop in murders and gunfire according to the first year-to-year analysis from ShotSpotter, a gunfire detection company.
Officer Who Fired Beanbag At Occupy Oakland Videographer ReassignedThe police captain who approved using beanbag projectiles against Occupy Oakland protesters and the SWAT officer who fired a beanbag round at a demonstrator have been reassigned during an investigation into the tactics.