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3 Officers Injured in Oakland Anti-Trump Riot

November 10, 2016
Police deployed tear gas several times throughout the night to keep members of the crowd from throwing rocks, bottles, fireworks, M-80s and Molotov cocktails at officers. More Here.

Video: 3 Officers Injured in Oakland Anti-Trump Riot

November 10, 2016
Police deployed tear gas several times throughout the night to keep members of the crowd from throwing rocks, bottles, fireworks, M-80s and Molotov cocktails at officers.

4 Oakland Officers to be Fired Over Sex Scandal

September 8, 2016
In all 12 officers (including one who is ordered to receive counseling and more training) are being disciplined, officials said, making it one of the largest mass discipline cases in the department’s recent history.

After 3 Chiefs in 9 Days and Multiple Scandals, Oakland PD Now Run by City Admin

June 20, 2016
A visibly frustrated Mayor Libby Schaaf revealed the probe at a news conference Friday night that she began with a simple declaration: “I am here to run a police department, not a frat house.” With that, she disclosed that her city’s department, already engulfed in a sex scandal, was also being probed for racist communications that were “wholly inappropriate and not acceptable for anyone who wears the badge of the Oakland Police Department.” More Here.

Video: After 3 Chiefs in 9 Days and Multiple Scandals, Oakland PD Now Run by City Admin

June 20, 2016
A visibly frustrated Mayor Libby Schaaf revealed the probe at a news conference Friday night that she began with a simple declaration: “I am here to run a police department, not a frat house.” With that, she disclosed that her city’s department, already engulfed in a sex scandal, was also being probed for racist communications that were “wholly inappropriate and not acceptable for anyone who wears the badge of the Oakland Police Department.”

Oakland PD Cancels Cinco de Mayo DUI Checkpoint After People Take Offense on Social Media

May 6, 2016
The lengthy warning, titled “Fiesta Time or Jail Times,” about driving while intoxicated made many references to such drinks as tequila and margaritas, and many people complained it was offensive.

Oakland Councilwoman Wants Police to Lower Written Test Standard for Recruits to Achieve More Officer Diversity

October 19, 2015
The Oakland PD written exam is already “scored on a curve” and counts any score of 45 or above as passing. The Oakland PD said holding 45 as the lowest passing score provides assurances that applicants “are somewhat above minimally qualified and thus more prepared to succeed in the academy, field training and as a police officer.”

Protesters Block Oakland Freeway After Police Kill Carjacking Suspect

August 13, 2015
At around 10:15 p.m., video from the NBC Bay Area helicopter showed protesters blocking lanes on Interstate 980 near Interstate 880 in Oakland. Police responded to the area to clear the traffic jam. More Here.

Video: Protesters Block Oakland Freeway After Police Kill Carjacking Suspect

August 13, 2015
At around 10:15 p.m., video from the NBC Bay Area helicopter showed protesters blocking lanes on Interstate 980 near Interstate 880 in Oakland. Police responded to the area to clear the traffic jam.

Oakland Police Websites Hacked Over Protest Response

December 11, 2014
The Oakland police department and city websites were offline on Wednesday and activist hackers from the Anonymous collective who threatened to take action against law enforcement over the Bay Area demonstrations claimed responsibility for the outage.

California Officer Run Over by Stolen Vehicle, Seriously Injured

December 5, 2014
A San Leandro, Calif., police officer was run over by a car and sustained serious injuries to his legs Thursday morning. The 16-year-old girl suspected of driving the car was in custody by the end of the day

California Police Out Johns on Social media

September 7, 2014
Bay area police have begun posting mugshots on social media sites like Facebook of "johns" arrested in prostitution stings.

On-Body Camera May Disprove Racial Profiling Claim Against Oakland Officer

September 4, 2014
A black Oakland firefighter said he was the victim of racial profiling when a white city police officer kept his hand on his gun while temporarily detaining him and his two sons at a fire station, mistakenly believing he might be a burglar. More Here.

Video: On-Body Camera May Disprove Racial Profiling Claim Against Oakland Officer

September 4, 2014
Oakland police officials said the officer's response was "within policy," and they released a video from the officer's city-issued chest camera that appeared to contradict some of Jones' account.

Interim Oakland PD Chief Gets Permanent Position

May 16, 2014
Oakland, Calif., interim Police Chief Sean Whent has been named the department's new permanent police chief.

Oakland PD Adds 47 Patrol Officers

April 7, 2014
Nearly four dozen new police officers will soon start walking their beats on the Oakland streets, as the California city’s embattled department welcomes its largest-ever class of recruits to graduate from its police academy.

Oakland Chief Chases Carjacking Suspect

December 26, 2013
A man suddenly ran out of the SUV and away from the officers, police said. And that's when the 39-year-old chief and Officers Chris Eggers and John Romero began chasing the man on foot.

Oakland PD Buys Ford Interceptor SUVs

December 19, 2013
The department is receiving 82 of the new vehicles, marking the largest fleet purchase since 2001.

Oakland Pays Occupy Protesters $693K to Settle Excessive Force Claims

December 12, 2013
The payouts come less than six months after the city approved $2 million in settlements to resolve lawsuits accusing police of mistreating protesters at Occupy and BART demonstrations.

Video: Oakland Cops TASER Combative A's Fan

October 7, 2013
Oakland Police officers TASERed a fan at the Athletics' playoff game on Friday, when the fan attacked officers after his wife was ejected.
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