Salgado’s family criticized the police today for “hiding” the identities of the officers involved in the June 6 Oakland shooting.
A visual examination of what happened before Oakland police fired on protesters on June 1.
City councilmembers’ proposed ban was ultimately softened to a recommendation.
Several councilmembers wanted bigger cuts, and signaled future plans to reduce by up to $150 million.
Several councilmembers and many civilian city employees say it’s time to rethink OPD’s budget.
The twists and turns of a two-year battle over police discipline.
OPD said the officers opened fire after Salgado rammed his car into CHP vehicles.
Scenes from a furious gathering of 5,000 that left major destruction and confusion in its wake.
Leaders hope Wednesday night’s action forces a turning point in the conversation about funding for local law enforcement versus other public resources.
Youth organizers hope the massive student-led action will inspire other young people to safely organize, too.