Salgado’s family criticized the police today for “hiding” the identities of the officers involved in the June 6 Oakland shooting.
Emergency rules enacted in March have eased transparency rules during the coronavirus pandemic.
A visual examination of what happened before Oakland police fired on protesters on June 1.
The city currently taxes small shops at the same rate as big corporations. Several councilmembers want to change that.
The MACRO program will replace officers with mental health counselors and EMTs to respond to nonviolent emergencies.
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.
Juneteenth has always been about much-needed conversations. This year, the volume got turned up.
Davis joins Boots Riley and others to celebrate the 155th anniversary of freedom from slavery and to rally against police violence.
Several councilmembers and many civilian city employees say it’s time to rethink OPD’s budget.