A month ago, the East Oakland hills campus saw another violent incident.
Organizers of the monthly ride—which often traverses Oakland and Berkeley—say it’s just another example of aggressive behavior by people behind the wheel.
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.
The 9-member jury awarded Kirkpatrick more than $337,000 in damages.
In emotional testimony, Anne Kirkpatrick said she was fired as retaliation for elevating concerns about Police Commission members.
A federal judge said Wednesday that if OPD can sustain policing reforms for a 1-year period, it could soon regain independence.
A superior court judge ordered Oakland to reinstate the officers after finding the city ‘improperly manipulated’ a report.
The officer advertised breeding his OPD police dog for profit. His side hustle reveals wider gaps in K9 accountability.
Just 10% of Oakland officers live in Oakland. New data sheds light on staffing progress and challenges.
The City Council voted to seek proposals for a 600-unit project at the Police Administration Building site downtown.
Oakland’s roadways are dangerous, and many residents we surveyed believe a lack of enforcement is partly to blame. Others are skeptical that policing can reduce collisions.
In September, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced California Highway Patrol officers were coming to Oakland for traffic safety. Here’s what CHP reported doing.
Despite progress, the Oakland Police Department remains short of full compliance with reform tasks.
The mayor announced the requests to Newsom on Tuesday, saying they are needed to combat crime.
OPD denied the claim, saying they’re in compliance with a 2017 law that requires police to let youth hear about their rights from an attorney before being interrogated.
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.
The council will decide on a plan to hire more Oakland officers amid a rise of homicides and shootings.
District 4 Councilmember Sheng Thao is proposing the city start a national search for experienced officers and offer a $50,000 hiring bonus.
Frequent disputes with police over records has begun to wear on the volunteer board leading the commission chair to sue the city.