Oakland Police Department Launches Text To 911 ServiceStarting on Thursday, residents in Oakland can now contact police during emergency situations by texting 911, police said.
COVID Cuts: Oakland Announces $29M In Immediate Spending Cuts; Police, Fire Not SparedOfficials in Oakland announced the city is implementing nearly $30 million in immediate spending cuts, as the city projects a budget deficit brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic to soar.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Release Video From Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting During Election Night Crime SpreePolice in Oakland on Friday released video of a deadly police shooting on Election Night during a violent confrontation between officers and suspects who were attempting to rob a marijuana grow operation.
UPDATE Latest Oakland Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 1 WoundedTwo shootings in the last 24 hours in East Oakland left one man dead and another wounded, police said Thursday.
Oakland Sees Alarming Trend Of Armed Teens, Juveniles Committing Violent CrimesTeens and juveniles, some as young as 11 years old, are committing an alarming number of violent crimes in Oakland, according to police.
Suspect Arrested In Series Of Sexual Assaults In OaklandA suspect has been arrested in connection with a series of sexual assaults in Oakland, police said Wednesday.
Oakland School Board Gives Final Approval To Resolution Removing Police From SchoolsOakland school board members passed in a final vote Wednesday evening a resolution to remove police from schools, a school district spokesman said.
Oakland Police Chief Candidates Offer Vision For Regaining Trust In CommunityThe City of Oakland is moved forward Thursday night with selecting a new police chief. It comes at the same time the current interim chief is warning about caravans of opportunistic thieves breaking into businesses across the East Bay.
UPDATE: Man Fatally Shot By Oakland Police During Attempted Marijuana Grow RobberyA 20-year-old man was shot and killed by police Tuesday night after officers interrupted an attempted burglary/robbery of a marijuana growing operation in East Oakland, police said.
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested In Oakland Standoff Charged In Brazen Daylight Triple ShootingPolice in Oakland on Friday afternoon confirmed that the double homicide suspect arrested after an hours-long standoff Thursday was wanted in connection with a triple shooting earlier this month that left two people dead.
UPDATE: Armed Double-Homicide Suspect Surrenders Peacefully After Oakland Police StandoffAn armed suspect held a person hostage at a store in East Oakland for several hours before letting him go unharmed and eventually surrendering peacefully, police said early Thursday evening.