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Oakland Police Funeral Expected to Draw Thousands of Officers

March 27, 2009
Officers from throughout California and from as far away as New York and Florida will attend the 11 a.m. service in the Oracle Arena, which holds more than 19,000 people.

What It Was Like to Watch the Oakland Tragedy Unfold on TV

March 27, 2009
At first, details were sketchy. “Breaking News: Four OPD officers shot…two motorcycle and two SWAT…gunman also shot…No word yet on the conditions of the officers or the gunman.”

Slain Oakland Officer's Organs Save Four Men

March 26, 2009
Even in death, Oakland police Officer John Hege has saved four lives. Hege, who was among four officers killed Saturday by a gunman in East Oakland, has given renewed hope to four men.

Oakland Grieves For Slain Officers

March 26, 2009
Grief is rippling from department headquarters on Seventh Street throughout the city after the shooting deaths Saturday three Oakland sergeants by a 26-year-old parolee whom police had pulled over in a routine traffic stop.

60 Oakland Radicals March in Support of Cop Killer

March 26, 2009
The protest was organized by the Oakland branch of the Uhuru Movement, whose flyers for the march declared, "Stop Police Terror." The marchers were supporting Lovell Mixon, who was killed after he shot three Oakland sergeants during an ambush.

Oakland Cop Killer Suspected of Raping 12-year-old

March 25, 2009
Lovelle Mixon was linked by DNA to the February rape of a 12-year-old girl who was dragged off the street at gunpoint in the East Oakland neighborhood where Mixon's sister lived, police said Tuesday.

Big Turnout at East Oakland Vigil for Police

March 25, 2009
A thousand people pressed into a three-block area around the slaying site at 74th Avenue near MacArthur Boulevard, where the doves were released. The mourners wept, sang songs and prayed for the fallen officers and for the city's healing.

Oakland Officer Removed from Life Support

March 24, 2009
Oakland police Officer John Hege has been removed from life support, three days after a parolee unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed three other officers, authorities said today.

Oakland Officers' Slayings Reignite Assault Weapon Debate

March 24, 2009
Chuck Michel, a civil rights attorney representing the California Rifle and Pistol Association, said such talk is "political opportunism at its worst," in furtherance of flawed public policy.

Parolee Stood Over Stricken Oakland Motor Officers and Fired Again

March 24, 2009
Lovelle Mixon, a parolee on the run, already had shot Oakland police Sgt. Mark Dunakin and Officer John Hege. Then, as the two men lay on the ground, Mixon stood over them and fired again.

Oakland Cop Killer Linked to Rape

March 24, 2009
The day before Lovelle Mixon unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed four Oakland police officers, the department's investigators learned that DNA evidence had linked the fugitive parolee to an unsolved rape this year, authorities said Monday.

Oakland Cop Shooter Person of Interest in 2007 Homicide

March 23, 2009
Lovelle Mixon was released five years later but within two months became a person of interest for the murder of Ramon Stevens, a 42-year-old who was shot on the corner of 86th and E. 14th Street.

Vallejo Police to Offer Aid to Oakland

March 23, 2009
The Vallejo Police Department will be helping its Oakland counterpart in the wake of the weekend shootings of four officers, Chief Bob Nichelini said Sunday.

Daniel Sakai - Quick Learner was a Rising Star

March 23, 2009
Daniel Sakai, 35, of Castro Valley, was recently named a leader of the entry team, colleagues said. SWAT members are assigned to either the entry team, which breaks down doors in search of suspects, or the sniper team, which takes up positions nearby in case police need to open fire.

Ervin Romans - Compassionate SWAT Veteran

March 23, 2009
An Oakland officer since 1996, Ervin Romans, 43, of Danville was a member of the entry team, busting down doors to arrest barricaded suspects. It was during just such an operation Saturday in which Romans was shot to death in an East Oakland apartment.

John Hege - Always the First to Respond

March 23, 2009
John Hege, 41, joined the Oakland Police Department 10 years ago after a stint as a reserve officer. He graduated from St. Mary's College in Moraga and had taught physical education and oversaw study hall at Tennyson High School in Hayward.

Mark Dunakin - a Cop Committed to Oakland

March 23, 2009
Mark Dunakin, 40, lived in Tracy and was an Oakland cop for 18 years. The father of three was a graduate of Chabot College in Hayward. He was promoted to sergeant in 1999 and worked homicide cases in the criminal investigation division.

Protestors Link Oakland Ambush to BART Shooting

March 23, 2009
By late afternoon Saturday, a group of about 50 people lined 73rd Avenue, a block from where Dunakin and Hege were shot.

Killed SWAT Sergeants Didn't Expect an AK-47

March 23, 2009
When Oakland police Sgts. Ervin Romans and Daniel Sakai burst into an apartment on 74th Avenue on Saturday, they knew they were entering a dangerous situation. After all, they were looking for a man who had already killed two police officers.

Killer of 4 Officers Wanted to Avoid Prison

March 23, 2009
According to authorities, Lovelle Mixon used a semiautomatic pistol to shoot and kill Hege and Sgt. Mark Dunakin, 40, two motorcycle officers who pulled him over during a routine traffic stop.
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