Oakland Mulls Ban On Controversial Face Recognition TechnologyPrivacy advocates in Oakland are proposing a ban on the city’s use of controversial facial recognition technology.
Oakland Police Make Effort To Shut Down Destructive SideshowsExtra officers are being deployed across the city of Oakland on Sunday evening as part of a new zero-tolerance approach to destructive sideshows.
Oakland Sideshows Broken Up After Shutting Down Busy IntersectionAt least 2 sideshows were broken up in Oakland on Sunday, one of which shut down a busy intersection at International Blvd. and 42nd Ave.
Woman Admits To Fatally Shooting Boyfriend During Argument In OaklandAn 18-year-old Antioch woman has been charged with murder for allegedly fatally shooting her boyfriend during an argument in East Oakland last week.
Increased Patrols At Bay Area Mosques Following New Zealand AttacksPolice departments in the Bay Area announced additional patrols around mosques Friday in the wake of the deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand.
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.
OPD Arrests High School Coach For Attempting To Solicit Sex From 14-Yr-OldA male high school coach was arrested after attempting to arrange a sexual encounter with a child he believed to be 14 years old--the "child" was actually an undercover officer.
Oakland PD Emergency, Non-Emergency Phone Lines Up And Running After OutageOakland Police Department's emergency and non-emergency phone numbers are not currently working. Anyone in an emergency situation should dial 911.
Oakland Homicide Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since 1999Oakland’s homicide rate is at its lowest level since 1999. The city’s end-of-year crime report shows that there were 68 homicides in Oakland in 2018.
Oakland Beefs Up Patrols To Stop Sideshows Thanks To Traffic Safety GrantMore police officers will be patrolling the streets of Oakland to stop sideshow activity, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.
Off-Duty Oakland Police Officer Shot In San LeandroAn Oakland police officer remains in stable condition late Sunday night after he was shot while off duty Saturday in San Leandro, an Oakland police spokeswoman said.
Oakland Police Officer Saves Newborn Baby's Life With CPRAn Oakland police officer saved a newborn baby's life on Tuesday afternoon by performing CPR on the infant, police said Wednesday.
Severed Human Head In Oakland Backyard May Be Linked To Headless CorpsePolice were investigating whether a decaying human head found in an Oakland backyard belongs to a recently discovered headless corpse.
Police Investigating Discovery Of Human Skull In Oakland BackyardAuthorities in the East Bay on Friday were investigating a decayed human skull that was found in the backyard of a home in Oakland.
Mayor Orders Oakland Police Not To Ask Job Applicants About Sexual AssaultOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says she has ordered an end to a police department's policy that forced job applicants to give it access to confidential records, including those that would disclose if they had been sexually assaulted.