Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!
Not A Member?
Free Product Info
Advertise With Us
Careers & Training
women in le
Do you want to wear an on-body camera while on duty?
Assaults On Officers
Police Vehicle Accidents
Displaying 41 - 60 of 120
Oakland Considering Using Civilians to Investigate Police
June 13, 2011
Currently, the city primarily relies on the Oakland Police Department to investigate complaints against its own officers. Some community activist groups and council members are pushing to tip that balance in the direction of civilians with no connection to the department to do that work instead.
Suspected Prostitute Left Babies In Car While Working
April 21, 2011
The 25-year-old Stockton woman was seen loitering on 16th Avenue near a dirty Oldsmobile. She was arrested in an undercover sting.
Oakland Norteño Named In Injunction Arrested With Rifle Strapped to Chest
April 11, 2011
Since police filed the case in October, 15 of 40 members named in a gang injunction have been arrested, including one in a court room. The injunction bars the men from hanging out together in a 2-square-mile "safety zone" and imposes a 10 p.m. curfew.
10 Laid-Off Oakland Officers Return to Duty
February 22, 2011
The officers are expected to return to the streets in a week or two, after undergoing some retraining, including firearms qualification and being updated on changes to department policies.
Gang Parolee Fires At Oakland Cops
February 7, 2011
An alleged gang member released from prison several weeks ago fired on officers responding to the shots-fired call, after he fired at another vehicle on Saturday in North Oakland.
Oakland Will Hire Back 10 of 80 Laid-off Officers
February 1, 2011
The move brings the force to 666 sworn, and will cost about $500,000, funds expected to come from savings from positions of officers leaving that won't be filled.
Oakland Police Kill Man Pointing Fake Rifle
January 31, 2011
Officers fatally shot 39-year-old Matthew Cicelski outside his ex-girlfriend's home as he walked around the 5500 block of Taft Avenue clad in camouflage clothing. Neighbors reported Cicelski walking up and down and "prancing" along Taft Avenue as if he were "patrolling" the street.
Oakland Chief Doesn't Get San Jose Job
January 28, 2011
Popular Oakland Police chief Anthony Batts released a statement saying he didn't get the job and, at the same time, raised doubts about whether he'll stay to lead an Oakland force that has shrunk from 800 to 657 in a year.
Oakland Cop Shoots Man Who Exited Vehicle With Two Weapons
January 27, 2011
Martin Flenaugh, 19, was the passenger in a car driven by parolee Jerome Brown, 24, who was arrested after a foot pursuit. Brown has convictions for possession of stolen property and being an accessory.
Oakland Chief May Depart for San Jose Chief Job
January 17, 2011
Anthony Batts, who was recruited from Long Beach (Calif.) PD in 2009, has seen his ranks fall from a nearly 800-officer force to the current 657 sworn, due to budget cuts.
Laid-off Oakland Cop Battles Brain Cancer
December 17, 2010
About a month after Sor Yang was laid off from the Oakland Police Department, he began getting headaches that he thought may be stress-related.
Oakland Police Firearms Sim Teaches Use of Force To Public
December 13, 2010
Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts organized the events, which involved inviting the attendees into the department's firearms simulator to show training scenarios used to train officers.
Oakland To Lose More Officers, After Funding Measures Fail
November 8, 2010
Following the layoff of 80 Oakland officers in July due to city budget shortfalls, the department now stands at 673 officers. However, the city can only support 637 officers through June.
Oakland Mob Smashes Windshields, 100 Arrested
November 6, 2010
During Friday's rioting, a holster and gun were ripped from the belt of an Oakland officer. Another officer was struck by a car.
Protesters Massing In Oakland, As Officers Ready Themselves
November 5, 2010
Chief Anthony Batts told SF Gate.com, "We don't want to be physical, but we have plenty of resources." Officers will be on the lookout for out-of-town anarchists and carrying video cameras to record looting for later prosecution.
Oakland Parcel Tax Would Halt Officer Layoffs
August 28, 2010
The measure would impose a $360-a-year parcel tax. If passed, the City Council has promised to lay off no officers for three years. Members of Oakland's police union have also agreed to pay more toward pensions.
Oakland Police Union, City Agree on New Pension Deal
August 10, 2010
Oakland's police union said Monday that its members agreed to pay more into their pensions and accepted a later retirement for new hires, concessions that depend on voters passing a four-year, $360-a-year parcel tax in November.
Oakland Riot Strategy and Tactics (Part 2 of 2)
July 29, 2010
I was particularly impressed by the "collapsing containment" tactic that effectively took ground away from rioters. What I was most impressed with was the disciplined professionalism by all the officers I saw.
Oakland Riot Strategy and Tactics (Part 1 of 2)
July 27, 2010
I watched as police response, low key at first, transformed to counter the crowd that had turned into a riotous mob. I was highly impressed by the professional, organized and disciplined police response.
Oakland PD Searches for Apartment Sniper
July 19, 2010
Oakland police officers were searching for a gunman, who fired several shots at officers Sunday evening from an apartment.
Yes! Please rush me my
FREE TRIAL ISSUE
of POLICE magazine and
FREE Officer Survival Guide
with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.
Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of over 60% off the cover price!
Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S.,
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
-- Select --
District of Columbia
Armed Forces (Americas, exc Canada)
Armed Forces (Europe, Canada, Mid-East, Africa))
Armed Forces (Pacific)
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Federated States of Micronesia
Northern Mariana Islands
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Newfoundland and Labrador
Prince Edward Island
Al Hucemas Is
British Virgin Is
British West Indies
Cape Verde Islands
Central African Rep
French West Indies
Isle Of Man
Sao Tome E Principe
Trinidad And Tobago
United Arab Emirates
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
, it is my home address.
Careers & Training
Women in Law Enforcement
Other Related Sites
Campus Safety Magazine
Security Sales and Integration
In partnership with:
COPYRIGHT © 2013 POLICE Magazine. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.