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.
Oakland Police Changing Search Policy For People On Probation, ParoleThe Oakland Police Department will enact a new much more restrictive policy for searching people on probation and parole.
Oakland Beefs Up Police Patrols In Effort To Stop Illegal SideshowsThe Oakland Police Department on Saturday morning reported the department will dedicate a contingency of law enforcement officers this weekend to deter illegal sideshow activity.
Oakland Sees Multiple Weekend Sideshows Despite Recent Police CrackdownSeveral wild sideshows popped up in Oakland once again over the past weekend, despite recent police promises to crack down on the activity harder than ever.
1 Victim Shot Dead In Oakland's Arroyo Viejo NeighborhoodOne person was killed in a shooting in Oakland's Arroyo Viejo neighborhood on Wednesday evening, police said.
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.