UPDATE: Oakland Police Chief Hopes to Tap Into Public Support with Anti-Violence RallyPolice Chief LeRonne Armstrong on Wednesday talked about his new strategy for combating a surge in violent crime that has gripped his city this year, just hours before going public with his road map for the department through 2024.
Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong To Unveil 'Stand Up for Safe Oakland' Initiative After Chaotic July 4th WeekendOakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong is set to announce a safe streets initiative in the wake of a chaotic 4th of July weekend punctuated by shootings, illegal fireworks, a homicide, and another raucous sideshow.
Oakland Police Investigating Latest Fatal Shooting as Surge in Street Violence ContinuesPolice in Oakland are investigating a fatal shooting that left a male victim dead early Wednesday morning, according to authorities.
'Hearing The Constant Gunfire'; 2 Dead, Nearly A Dozen Shootings In Oakland Over 36-Hour SpanAs a life-long Oakland resident, Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong said Monday that his department was determined to halt the recent surge in gun violence which included two homicides and nearly a dozen shootings over a 36-hour span.
OPD Sets Up Special Investigative Unit To Deal With Oakland's Soaring Murder RateViolent crime has gotten so bad in Oakland, police are creating a new investigative unit to stop it.
Oakland's New Police Chief Committed To Making His Hometown Safe“You have an Oaklander in the building that cares about his community. My commitment is for Oakland to be safe,” says Oakland's new Police Chief LaRonne Armstrong.
Oakland Native LeRonne Armstrong Sworn In As Chief Of Police In Emotional CeremonyIn an emotional ceremony in front of his former high school, Oakland native LeRonne Armstrong was sworn in Monday as his city's Chief of Police after more than 20 years with the department.