The Oakland Police Department (OPD) added a new Monthly Reports page to its website. The Monthly Reports page includes the Use of Force Report (force used by officers is reported here); the Staffing [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week announced that the California Department of Justice has been awarded over $2 millions in federal grants to fight gang activity and the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine throughout [...]
By Veronica Rocha, LA Times, and News Sources A video showing four Stockton police officers tackling a Black 16-year-old boy to the ground for allegedly jaywalking has drawn public outrage and concerns about excessive [...]
An Oakland police officer who had responded to a distress call for physical assault on Thursday, Aug. 27 ended up fatally shooting the physical assault suspect after he allegedly attacked her with a metal chain, [...]
In an unprecedented move, the Oakland Police Department this week released body camera evidence to some representatives of the media but not to the general public in two police-involved deaths, hoping to clear up [...]
Oakland police officers shot and killed a 24-year old man Wednesday evening after a car chase. As of Thursday afternoon, the name of the young man has not been officially confirmed.
Hugo Yogi Pinell, born March 10, 1945 in Nicaragua and one of Black Panther George Jackson’s closest comrades, was killed Wednesday in New Folsom Prison near Sacramento.
In an interview last weekend on CNN, Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Libby Schaaf weighed in on growing national demands for police to wear body cameras in the wake of incessant reports [...]
Independent Monitor Robert Warshaw, federal Judge Thelton Henderson’s representative in Oakland, is putting a spotlight on police shootings in cases that may be “by the book” and “legally defensible” but result in injuries and [...]
After three days of peaceful demonstrations marking the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo., yet another African-American man was shot by police there. &