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. &
By Cat Brooks In the early morning hours of June 6, Demouria Hogg, a Black man and father of three, was sleeping in his vehicle at the Lakeshore Avenue exit off the 580 [...]
By Breanna Edwards and Tulio Ospina Courtesy of The Root It’s been a little over two weeks since Sandra Bland was discovered dead in her Texas jail cell from what authorities say [...]
Almost six weeks after the shooting death of Demouria Hogg, the Oakland Police Department and the City of Oakland have not released information related to the killing, including the name of the OPD officer who [...]
Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post The criminal justice system is “particularly skewed by race and by wealth,” President Barack Obama said on Tuesday in a speech at the NAACP Annual Convention in Philadelphia, [...]