The Department of Justice issued groundbreaking new guidance to law enforcement agencies this week, detailing how certain police responses to domestic violence and sexual assault violate victims’ civil rights.
Berkeley High School students walked out of classes, rallied on campus and marched to UC Berkeley yesterday in the wake of news that a racist threat calling for the lynching of Black people was discovered [...]
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 [...]