Oakland Officers Sue City After Firing Over Shooting Of Homeless ManFive Oakland police officers were given termination notices after a controversial 2018 officer-involved shooting that killed a homeless man. Now the officers are filing a civil lawsuit against the city and the Police Commission to get their jobs back.
Oakland Police Union Blasts Recommendation To Fire Officers In Fatal ShootingThe union that represents Oakland police officers issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the Oakland Police Commission's recommendation that five officers involved in the fatal shooting last year of a homeless man with mental issues be fired.
Independent Monitor Not Convinced Oakland Police Killing Of Homeless Man JustifiedAccording to documents released by the city of Oakland, at least one investigator was not convinced that the shooting of Joshua Pawlik by Oakland police officers in 2018 was justified.
Attorney Appointed To Investigate Fatal Oakland Police Shooting Of Homeless ManAn outside investigator has been appointed to re-examine the fatal shooting of a homeless man with mental health issues who was fatally shot by four Oakland police officers last year.