Alameda Hires Oakland Deputy Chief To Take Over Police DepartmentThe City of Alameda hired an Oakland deputy police chief to take over as chief of the Alameda Police department.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Identify 2 People Fatally Shot in Recent Surge of HomicidesPolice in Oakland on Friday released the names of two recent homicide victims who were among those who lost their lives in the latest surge in street violence.
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.
2 Dead In Separate Oakland Shootings Over 4-Hour Span OvernightTwo separate shootings overnight in Oakland in the span of four hours left two people dead, police said. The deaths are the latest a surge of homicides and gun violence in the city.
Oakland Police Seek Help With Unsolved Homicide Of Henry Texada On One-Year AnniversaryThe Oakland Police Department was seeking the public's help with the unsolved homicide of Henry Texada, a college student gunned down one year ago Wednesday.
Police Seek Help In Finding Oakland Teen's Killer; $15,000 Reward OfferedPolice in Oakland are seeking the public's help and offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever was responsible for a shooting that killed a man who would have been celebrating his 19th birthday Thursday.
Antioch, Oakland Police Announce Arrests In Series Of Shootings Blamed On Gang WarPolice in Oakland and Antioch announced on Thursday the arrests of suspected gang members involved in a feud that authorities say is fueling much of the gun violence plaguing both cities.
Man Shot Dead In East Oakland; 3rd Homicide In Less Than 24 HoursA man died in a shooting Thursday afternoon in East Oakland, police said Friday.
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.
2 Arrests, 6 Vehicles Towed, 10 Citations Issued During Oakland Sideshow ActivityIllegal sideshow activity in Oakland Sunday resulted in the arrest of two people, ten others issued citations, and the towing of six vehicles. A firearm was also recovered, police said Monday.
Update: Suspect Arrested In Latest Oakland Attack On Elderly Asian Man IdentifiedA suspect in yet another unprovoked attack on an elderly Asian man in Oakland has been arrested and identified by a police source, authorities said Thursday.
Oakland Advances MACRO Plan For Mental Health Crisis Response Not Involving PoliceOakland stepped closer Tuesday toward a program for mental health crisis response that does not involve police.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Locate Missing WomanOakland Police requested the public Tuesday help officers find a young woman who was last seen two days before.
UPDATE: Man Critically Injured After Being Set on Fire in East Oakland DiesA man died late Monday afternoon after suffering critical injuries when he was set on fire in East Oakland last week, police said.