Fourth Employee At Oakland Police Department Tests Positive For COVID-19Oakland police on Monday had their fourth employee test positive for COVID-19, the department announced Tuesday afternoon.
Oakland City Council Votes To Advance Discussions Of Ballot Measure To Strenghten Police CommissionThe Oakland City Council began the process this week of placing a ballot measure on the November ballot that, if approved, would bolster the independence of the commission that conducts oversight on the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland Police Officers Fired For Fatal 2018 Shooting Of Joshua Pawlik ReinstatedFive Oakland police officers who were fired last year for their roles in the fatal shooting of Joshua Pawlik in Oakland in 2018 have been reinstated because the Oakland Police Commission violated open meeting laws, the officers' lawyers said.
Oakland Tentatively Approves $1.4M Settlement In Fatal Police Shooting Of Joshua PawlikThe city of Oakland has tentatively agreed to pay $1.4 million to the family of a homeless man with mental health issues who was fatally shot by Oakland police officers two years ago.
2 Killed in Oakland Solo-Car Crash Early Sunday MorningA man and woman died in a solo vehicle crash early Sunday morning at at Seventh Street and Frontage Road along I-880 in West Oakland, police said.
Oakland Mayor Hires Former San Mateo Police Chief As City's Interim ChiefOakland mayor Libby Schaaf has selected Susan Manheimer, former San Mateo police chief and longtime Bay Area police veteran, as the new chief of the Oakland Police Department, a city hall official confirmed to KPIX on Monday.
Oakland Police Dept. Employee Contracts CoronavirusA member of the Oakland Police Department has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the department's first reported case.
Fired Oakland Police Chief, City Councilman Call For End To Federal Oversight Of DepartmentRecently fired Oakland police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick and City Councilman Noel Gallo are both calling for a change in the 17-year-long federal oversight of the city’s Police Department.
Officers Give Emotional Farewell To Fired Oakland Police ChiefAbout 200 Oakland police officers gathered at their police union headquarters late Tuesday morning to say an emotional goodbye to police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick.
In Wake of Kirkpatrick's Surprise Dismissal, Search for New OPD Chief BeginsThe search is on for the next police chief in the city of Oakland even as questions surrounding the Thursday-night firing of Chief Anne Kirkpatrick linger.
Vehicle Recovered In Hit-And-Run That Killed Mother Outside Oakland Middle School; Reward OfferedOakland police say they are close to catching the man responsible for a hit-and-run that killed an Oakland mother, but they still need the public's help. Police recovered the suspect vehicle on Monday.
Oakland Cop Leans On Experience While Mentoring Children Of Incarcerated ParentsOakland police officer Freddy Williams knows exactly how heartbreaking it is for children to have their parents incarcerated, and he's dedicated himself to a program that mentors and empowers these young people.
Oakland Police Veteran Danielle Outlaw Named Philadelphia's 1st Black Female Police ChiefThe first black woman named to lead Philadelphia’s troubled police department hails from Oakland and was a 19-year veteran of the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland Police Increasing Patrols Before New Year's To Curb Drunk Drivers, SideshowsOakland police will have extra officers on patrol this weekend on the lookout for impaired drivers and illegal sideshow activity, police said Thursday.
Racial Disparity In Oakland Traffic Stops Remains Despite Police Department ChangesThe number of African American people involved in traffic stops by Oakland Police has dropped nearly in half since 2016. Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick says this is real progress in the fight against racial profiling, but many in the community say it’s just a numbers game.