A month ago, the East Oakland hills campus saw another violent incident.
The emergency policy was intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in county jails.
A 22-year-old woman accused the officer of assault after he came to her home for sex in his police uniform.
A federal judge said Wednesday that if OPD can sustain policing reforms for a 1-year period, it could soon regain independence.
Just 10% of Oakland officers live in Oakland. New data sheds light on staffing progress and challenges.
The Oakland police department has shown it can investigate these cases quickly and thoroughly, two reforms required after a lawsuit.
In September, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced California Highway Patrol officers were coming to Oakland for traffic safety. Here’s what CHP reported doing.
As of today, police have investigated 133 killings while residents and city leaders mourn.
At an emotional meeting on Tuesday, the City Council authorized adding two police academies next year and hiring a recruitment firm to help fill vacancies.
Civil rights attorneys plan to meet with city officials to discuss concluding the 18-year-old reform program.
At a press conference on Wednesday, Chief LeRonne Armstrong said department reforms have led to progress. Others question whether the gains are sustainable.